Evaluation and Treatment of Stuttering in Preschool Children is organized by Relias Academy. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1 Hours.
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2021
The target audience for this course is: entry level Speech and Language Pathologists; in the following settings: Rehabilitation Settings.
The purpose of this course is to provide Speech Language Pathologists with knowledge of current evidence-based practice for evaluation and treatment of preschool children, ages 2 through 6 years, who present with stuttering and fluency disorders. This presentation provides information concerning current evaluation tools for assessing stuttering and fluency patterns of young children. Risk factors for persistent stuttering are discussed and differential diagnoses are explained. Current research on predicting spontaneous recovery and neurological function in preschoolers are reviewed. Various treatment protocols are explored and procedures for developing an individualized plan for treatment are outlined.
• Identify risk factors in preschool children who stutter.
• Administer developmentally appropriate evaluation tools that assess the cognitive, emotional, and motor function of a preschool child.
• Develop an appropriate treatment protocol based on the results of an evaluation.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Speech Language Pathology