Stuttering Recovery: Personal and Empirical Perspectives

Stuttering Recovery: Personal and Empirical Perspectives

by Dale F. Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805857346

ISBN-13: 9780805857344

Pub. Date: 11/30/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Stuttering Recovery: Personal and Empirical Perspectives is a highly original and engaging book serving to not only educate readers on topics related to stuttering, but also to stimulate discussion. The author interweaves personal accounts of people who stutter with informational chapters highlighting up-to-date research on recovery-related issues such

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Stuttering Recovery: Personal and Empirical Perspectives is a highly original and engaging book serving to not only educate readers on topics related to stuttering, but also to stimulate discussion. The author interweaves personal accounts of people who stutter with informational chapters highlighting up-to-date research on recovery-related issues such as therapy, support groups, listener reactions, risk-taking, and dealing with family members and significant others.

Reader-friendly and understandable, this book incorporates various perspectives to teach and illustrate the different aspects of recovery. Chapters are paired with stories presenting all sides of the recovery process — the humorous and serious, the uplifting and frustrating, the thoughtful and emotional, and everything in-between. The result is a text that is entertaining and instructive.

Stuttering Recovery: Personal and Empirical Perspectives is intended for undergraduate and graduate students, clinicians, speech-language professionals, people who stutter, significant others, and anyone else who has an interest in fluency disorders.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805857344
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents: Prologue: Start Here. What Is Stuttering? What Is Recovery? Eighth-Grade English Class. How to Read Research (and Non-Research). An Empirical Investigation: Analyzing the Effectiveness of a Self-Help Application Method for Treating Stuttering. Recovery and Therapy. The Depo. Support Groups. The Meeting. The Stereotyping of People Who Stutter. A Visit From St. Notker. Listeners. Stories of Listeners. Friends, Family, and Significant Others. The Family Dinner. Self-Improvement Is Worth the Risk. The Match of a Lifetime. Odds 'n' Ends. The Bottom Line. Questions for Discussion. Other Essays.

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