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Learner Outcomes from this workshop
- Develop a stronger understanding of the nature and development of stuttering and how to use that knowledge to assess and treat stuttering in children which is tailored to meet their individual needs.
- Be able to implement appropriate formal and informal “portfolio” assessments for stuttering for both preschool and school age children who stutter.
- Recognize the components of differential diagnosis for assessment of stuttering in the younger child.
- Develop effective treatment plans based on individualized assessment information through implementation of case studies.
- Develop a wider repertoire of strategies for treating preschool age stuttering.
School Age Module Participants will be able to:
- Describe and implement a component based treatment program for school age children who stutter including fluency shaping strategies, modification strategies, education components, and working on attitudes and emotions.
- Implement treatment goals for the school age that include a focus on the importance of overall communication skills and learning to live well with stuttering.
- Employ a variety of generalization strategies for fluency and be able to better problem- solve issues with successful generalization.
- Identify markers of progress through the therapy process.
- Increase and strengthen counseling skills for parents, teachers, and older school age children.
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We recommend taking Preschool Age Stuttering first as this also covers a lot of the base theory required for the School Age course.
Preschool and School-Age Bundle
Lifetime Access €175
About Patty Walton
Patty Walton, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a master’s degree in speech language pathology in 1985. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency.
Patty is the owner of the Center for Stuttering Therapy in Denver, Colorado. The Center employs five speech language pathologists, and the practice is limited to the diagnosis and treatment of stuttering in children and adults.
In addition to her clinical practice, Patty is adjunct faculty at the University of Northern Colorado and University of Colorado at Boulder where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in fluency, and is a clinical educator providing training and supervision for diagnostic and clinical practicums focused in fluency disorders.
Patty co-authored Fun with Fluency for the Young Child with Mary Wallace, in 1998, and authored Fun with Fluency for the School Age Child in 2013. She has presented extensively at the local, state, national, and international level on topics related to fluency disorders. She is a board member of The American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders.