ASHA Learning Pass

Log in and check out the Dashboard to view featured courses.

Go Back

Pandemic's Impact on Communication, Mental Health, and QoL of People Who Stutter (PD102768)

Presenter(s): Shriya Basu, PhD, CCC-SLP; Lei Sun, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session shares findings of an exploratory survey study exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on communication, mental health, and quality of life (QoL) in people who stutter. The course discusses how the pandemic affects people with communication disorders, then shifts to discussing mental health, communication, and QoL in people who stutter and how the COVID-19 pandemic amplifies existing challenges.

This course is a recorded session from the 2022 ASHA Convention Virtual Library (session 5012V).

Related Courses

See more sessions from the 2022 ASHA Convention.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Describe communication experiences of people who stutter during the pandemic
  • Identify the impact of mental health on fluency and communication in people who stutter
  • Identify factors that need to be addressed clinically in management of adults who stutter

Presenter Information

Shriya Basu, PhD, CCC-SLP (presenting author) is an Assistant Professor at California State University-Long Beach. Her past and current research projects are aimed at understanding the multifactorial model of stuttering and how that impacts overall communication experiences in people who stutter. As a bilingual SLP, she is also passionate about cultural humility in the assessment and management of communication disorders.

Financial Disclosures:

  • None

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Lei Sun, PhD, CCC-SLP (nonpresenting author) is an Associate Professor in the Speech-Language Pathology department at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), where she serves as the department graduate advisor.

Financial Disclosures:

  • None

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: November 2022
End date: March 27, 2029

This course is offered for 0.05 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 0.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.05
Item #(s): PD102768
Available Through: March 27, 2029