Evaluating treatment outcomes for adults who stutter.

  title={Evaluating treatment outcomes for adults who stutter.},
  author={Jonathan Scott Yaruss},
  journal={Journal of communication disorders},
  volume={34 1-2},
The evaluation of stuttering treatment outcomes has traditionally focused primarily on changes in the production of speech disfluencies, even though many treatment approaches also address other aspects of the stuttering disorder, such as the speaker's reactions to stuttering and the overall effect of stuttering on the speaker's ability to communicate. One reason for the relative lack of outcomes data for many commonly recommended treatment programs is the fact that clinicians and researchers… CONTINUE READING