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Stuttering: Foundations and Clinical Applications, 2/e has been considered the most comprehensive, complete presentation of the science and treatment of stuttering available in a single text—how stuttering is explained, and how stuttering is treated. The text is unique in its coverage of the stuttering population, its in-depth look at stuttering therapy at various ages, and its original approach that invites students to offer critical appraisals of differing theoretical viewpoints. The new Second Edition has been revamped editorially to ensure ease of readability. It highlights sections with the latest scientific knowledge of stuttering regarding incidence and prevalence, onset natural recovery, and genetics; includes completely revised sections on brain anatomy and physiology, motor aspects, and cluttering; and updates the material with new case studies, tables and figures, and a new outline format for treatment procedures.
Ehud Yairi, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an internationally recognized expert on stuttering who teaches at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Tel Aviv University. He is the recipient of the Honors of the Association from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Researcher Award of Distinction from the International Fluency Association, and the Malcolm Fraser Award for excellence in the field of stuttering from the Stuttering Foundation of America. He is the coauthor of Early Childhood Stuttering (Pro-Ed, 2004) as well as numerous articles on the subject.
Carol Hubbard Seery, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, currently the Chairperson of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has engaged in teaching, research, and clinical service in schools and other settings related to stuttering for over twenty years. A board certified specialist in fluency disorders, she has authored and co-authored multiple articles in scientific journals, has presented on stuttering in many forums, and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Communication Disorders.
Table of Contents
Part I: Nature of Stuttering
1 What Is Stuttering?
2 Who and How Many Stutter?
3 When and How Does Stuttering Begin? How Does It Develop?
4 Where Does Stuttering End? What are its Advanced Characteristics?
Part II: Explanations of Stuttering
5 Why Do People Stutter? Evaluating Theories and Models
6 Is Stuttering Psychological? Theories and Investigations
7 Is Stuttering Biological? Theories and Investigations
Part III: Clinical Management of Stuttering
8 Assessment of Adults and School-Age Children
9 Assessment of Preschool-Age Children
10 Stuttering Therapy Overview: Issues and Directions
11 Therapy for Adults: Focus on Emotional Reactions
12 Therapy for Adults: Focus on Stuttering and Fluency
13 Therapy for School-Age Children
14 Therapy for Preschool-Age Children
15 Other Fluency Disorders; Cultural and Bilingual Issues