The Successful Stuttering Management Program: A Preliminary Report on Outcomes The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that adults who stutter will exhibit significant improvements after attending a residential, 3-week intensive program that focuses on avoidance reduction and stuttering modification therapy. Preliminary analyses focused on four measures: (a) SSI-3, (b) speech rate, (c) S-24 Scale, and (d) ... Article
Article  |   May 01, 2010
The Successful Stuttering Management Program: A Preliminary Report on Outcomes
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Jim Tsiamtsiouris
    Department of Communication Disorders, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ
  • Kim Krieger
    Department of Communication Disorders, Eastern Washington University, Spokane, WA
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Article   |   May 01, 2010
The Successful Stuttering Management Program: A Preliminary Report on Outcomes
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, May 2010, Vol. 20, 20-25. doi:10.1044/ffd20.1.20
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, May 2010, Vol. 20, 20-25. doi:10.1044/ffd20.1.20
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that adults who stutter will exhibit significant improvements after attending a residential, 3-week intensive program that focuses on avoidance reduction and stuttering modification therapy. Preliminary analyses focused on four measures: (a) SSI-3, (b) speech rate, (c) S-24 Scale, and (d) OASES. Results indicated significant improvements on all of the measures.

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