What Child Language Research May Contribute to the Understanding and Treatment of Stuttering
This set of articles presents what we know about the interface between normal language learning and development and child language disorders to make some suggestions that may be useful in providing therapy to young children who stutter. Suggestions about how to use this information in the planning of treatment are provided.
You will be able to:
- describe the model of pragmatic competencies presented
- explain the application of the model in assessment and intervention
- identify characteristics of caregiver-child interactions that may impact a child’s fluency
- describe the role of lexical, syntactic, and morphological development in stuttering
- explain how discourse and conversational analysis may facilitate treatment efficacy for stuttering
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