A Comprehensive View of Stuttering: Implications for Assessment and Treatment Comprehensive assessment and treatment for school-age children who stutter is critical in effectively managing the affective, behavioral, and cognitive components of the disorder. Using a framework established by the World Health Organization's (WHO's) International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF; WHO, 2001), this paper provides specific assessment and treatment ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2014
A Comprehensive View of Stuttering: Implications for Assessment and Treatment
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  • Disclosure: Financial: Craig Coleman and J. Scott Yaruss receive royalties for the OASES assessment tool. Craig Coleman owns MC Speech Books and the Virtual Stuttering Center. J. Scott Yaruss is the owner of Stuttering Therapy Resources.
    Disclosure: Financial: Craig Coleman and J. Scott Yaruss receive royalties for the OASES assessment tool. Craig Coleman owns MC Speech Books and the Virtual Stuttering Center. J. Scott Yaruss is the owner of Stuttering Therapy Resources.×
  • Nonfinancial: Craig Coleman is the Associate Coordinator of Special Interest Group 4 and is a member of ASHA's Scientific and Professional Education Board. J. Scott Yaruss is a volunteer at the National Stuttering Organization and serves on the advisory board for StutterTalk.
    Nonfinancial: Craig Coleman is the Associate Coordinator of Special Interest Group 4 and is a member of ASHA's Scientific and Professional Education Board. J. Scott Yaruss is a volunteer at the National Stuttering Organization and serves on the advisory board for StutterTalk.×
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Article   |   June 01, 2014
A Comprehensive View of Stuttering: Implications for Assessment and Treatment
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, June 2014, Vol. 15, 75-80. doi:10.1044/sbi15.2.75
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, June 2014, Vol. 15, 75-80. doi:10.1044/sbi15.2.75

Comprehensive assessment and treatment for school-age children who stutter is critical in effectively managing the affective, behavioral, and cognitive components of the disorder. Using a framework established by the World Health Organization's (WHO's) International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF; WHO, 2001), this paper provides specific assessment and treatment goals for working with school-age children who stutter. It is meant to be a practical guide for clinicians working in the school setting.

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