BBSQ 5114 Stuttering and other fluency disorders
The course navigates students through the definition, nature and main characteristics of normal fluency and fluency disorders. The focus is on developmental and persistent stuttering, which is the most common fluency disorder, however, other fluency disorders are also discussed. Additionally, advanced new research on the genetics, etiology and neuroscience of stuttering are presented.
The word "stutter" pronounced without and with disfluencies
Students have the opportunity to practice evaluating speech samples, completing fluency evaluations, writing reports and preparing treatment plans. They also participate in treatment presentations and role-plays.
This course is offered by Dr. Malandraki every fall.