Consider Stuttering vs. Cluttering

  • 17 Sep 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • ONLINE - Zoom Platform
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  • Free for MSHA Members
  • Includes MSHA membership. Membership registration code sent following the webinar.


Consider Stuttering vs. Cluttering

September 17, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $60


Speech fluency refers to the physical characteristics of human speech, including speech continuity, speech rate, and amount of effort in speaking. There are normal variations in the level of fluency of each speaker, however, when the daily life of the individual is negatively impacted by the speech fluency concern, an SLP may be involved in the assessment and clinical treatment of the disorder.

Lourdes Ramos-Heinrichs, SLP, CCC-SLP

Learner Outcomes
The participants will be able to:
1. Describe the differential diagnosis of stuttering
2. Describe the differential diagnosis of cluttering
3. Develop and implement treatment plans for stuttering
4. Develop and implement treatment plans for cluttering

Time-Ordered Agenda

10:00-10:20 Overview and Background
10:20-10:30 Questions and Audience Participation
10:30-10:50 Power Point presentation on Stuttering and examples
10:50-11:00 Questions and audience participation
11:00-11:25 Power Point presentation on Cluttering and examples
11:25-11:30 Questions and audience participation 
11:30-11:40 Case Study Small Group Discussion
11:40-11:50 Information Sharing from Small Group Discussions
11:50-12:00 Conclusion, questions, and Wrap-Up

About the Presenter

Lourdes Ramos-Heinrichs, SLP, CCC-SLP is a lifetime member of the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders. She has taught graduate courses in Fluency and Fluency Disorders, supervised stuttering clinics, and headed a fluency cohort in the Boston Public schools for the last 20 years. She has also presented seminars in fluency disorders in national and international conventions, and has addressed diagnostic and clinical aspects of stuttering in various publications.

Disclosure Statements

Lourdes Ramos-Heinrichs, SLP, CCC-SLP
Financial: Lourdes is receiving an honorarium for this presentation.

Non-financial: Lourdes is a member of ASHA. She is a lifetime member of the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders. Lourdes heads the fluency cohort for the Boston Public Schools. She directs the clinical component of Camp Words Unspoken.

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