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Generalizability Theory I
Perceptual rating scales can be valid, reliable, and convenient tools for evaluating speech outcomes in research and clinical practice. However, they depend on the perceptions of observers. Too few...
Predicting Stuttering Onset by the Age of 3 Years: A Prospective, Community Cohort Study
TLDR
Male gender, twin birth status, higher vocabulary scores at 2 years of age, and high maternal education were associated with stuttering onset, but the multivariable model had low predictive strength.
An experimental clinical trial of a cognitive-behavior therapy package for chronic stuttering.
TLDR
The CBT treatment was associated with significant and sustained improvements in psychological functioning but did not improve fluency; however, the CBT package made no difference to the speech outcomes of those with social phobia.
Stuttering in English-Mandarin bilingual speakers: the influence of language dominance on stuttering severity.
TLDR
Clinicians working with BWS need to assess language dominance when diagnosing stuttering severity in bilingual clients, and language dominance appeared to influence the severity but not the types of stuttering behaviors in BWS.
The Camperdown Program: outcomes of a new prolonged-speech treatment model.
TLDR
The promise of this Stage 2 clinical trial has led the authors to initiate a Stage 3 randomized controlled trial of the Camperdown Program, a reconceptualized PS treatment model that requires fewer clinician hours than traditional programs and has no formal transfer phase.
Randomised controlled trial of the Lidcombe programme of early stuttering intervention
TLDR
Evidence is provided from a randomised controlled trial to support early intervention for stuttering in children of preschool age and the Lidcombe programme is an efficacious treatment for stuttered.
Natural History of Stuttering to 4 Years of Age: A Prospective Community-Based Study
TLDR
Although stuttering onset is common in preschoolers, adverse affects are not the norm in the first year after onset, and higher maternal education, male gender, and twinning predicted stuttered onset.
Treatment of chronic stuttering: outcomes from a student training clinic.
TLDR
It is concluded that a clinician-supervised student clinic has the potential to supply services for those with chronic stuttering, as well as providing effective clinical education for student clinicians during their professional preparation.
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