A Research-Based Clinical Tutorial in Adolescent Stuttering: Response to Coleman, Miller, and Weidner (2015) Coleman, Miller, and Weidner's (2015)  recent clinical vignette and tutorial described one very common, broad-based, and theory-driven approach to treating stuttering in a 14-year-old boy. This response suggests that methods based on prolonged speech are better supported in our research literature; are effective, efficient, and well-received by clients; and allow ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2015
A Research-Based Clinical Tutorial in Adolescent Stuttering: Response to Coleman, Miller, and Weidner (2015)
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  • Anne Bothe Marcotte
    Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Nina M. Santus
    Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Disclosures: Financial: Anne Bothe Marcotte and Nina M. Santus have no relevant financial interests to disclose.
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Article   |   October 01, 2015
A Research-Based Clinical Tutorial in Adolescent Stuttering: Response to Coleman, Miller, and Weidner (2015)
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, October 2015, Vol. 25, 50-57. doi:10.1044/ffd25.2.50
History: Received July 26, 2015 , Revised September 6, 2015 , Accepted September 21, 2015
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, October 2015, Vol. 25, 50-57. doi:10.1044/ffd25.2.50
History: Received July 26, 2015; Revised September 6, 2015; Accepted September 21, 2015

Coleman, Miller, and Weidner's (2015)  recent clinical vignette and tutorial described one very common, broad-based, and theory-driven approach to treating stuttering in a 14-year-old boy. This response suggests that methods based on prolonged speech are better supported in our research literature; are effective, efficient, and well-received by clients; and allow clinicians using the principles of evidence-based practice to address and solve the concerns that clients have raised.

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