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CSD 432. Fluency Disorders

Credits: 3
Department: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Description: The nature and causes of disorders of fluency; approaches for assessing and treating fluency disorders.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain at least two theories about the cause of stuttering that have been proven invalid and at least two theories about the cause of stuttering that are supported by current brain imaging research.
2. Compare and contrast 4 types of typical stutters seen in most preschool children with 4 types of atypical stutters most often seen in children and adults who stutter.
3. Name at least two standardized assessment tests for children who stutter and two standardized assessment tests for adults who stutter.
4. Describe two different kinds of therapy appropriate for preschool children who stutter and two different kinds of therapy appropriate for adults who stutter.
5. List and perform at least five stuttering therapy techniques used to facilitate fluent speech.






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