Stuttering vs. Cluttering: Similarities and Differences
Available February 1-29
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
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
20 minutes - Overview and Background
10 minutes - Questions and Audience Participation
20 minutes - Power Point presentation on Stuttering and examples
10 minutes - Questions and audience participation
25 minutes - Power Point presentation on Cluttering and examples
5 minutes - Questions and audience participation
10 minutes - Case Study Small Group Discussion
10 minutes - Information Sharing from Small Group Discussions
10 minutes - 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.
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.
This program has been approved for ASHA CEUs.
ASHA requires participation in the CEU Registry to receive CEUs. If you are not part of ASHA’s CEU Registry, the Certificate of Completion will serve as documentation for ASHA CMHs.
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.