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Increasing Student Confidence Through Acceptance of Stuttering (PD102216)

Presenter(s): J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F; Nina Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F
Course Description

Acceptance of stuttering is a common but widely misunderstood goal of intervention. In this recorded session from ASHA’s 2021 Schools Connect online conference, two stuttering specialists explain what acceptance means and how it relates to helping people overcome the communication challenges they face. The presenters explore what acceptance is, where it fits into the overall intervention process, and how to help your students gain more comfort and confidence in their communication abilities.

Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Define acceptance of stuttering
  • Explain how acceptance of stuttering relates to stuttering intervention as a whole
  • Describe two treatment activities that help people who stutter increase their acceptance of stuttering

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

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

Related Courses

View all courses from the 2021 Schools Connect online conference.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.15
Item #(s): PD102216
Available Through: October 10, 2026