Identifying the Relationship between Fluency Disorders and ADHD in Adolescents

Title

Identifying the Relationship between Fluency Disorders and ADHD in Adolescents

Faculty Advisor

Lauren Wright-Jones | PhD, MS-SLP, CCC

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Description

It is an intricate task when treating children and adolescents who stutter. Therefore, this poster will provide an overview of the relationship between attention deficit hyperactive disorders (ADHD) and fluency disorders. The poster will present definitions, symptoms, diagnostic methods, and treatment methods as they relate to addressing fluency concerns in children with ADHD. The relationship between fluency disorders and attention deficit hyperactive disorders in adolescents will be explained. The available treatment methods for fluency disorders in children with ADHD comorbidity with cluttering will also be summarized.

Learner Outcomes

1. Participants will have a greater understanding of how fluency disorders present in adolescents with ADHD.

2. Participants will have specific strategies related to the diagnostic process of fluency disorders in adolescence with ADHD.

3. Participants will be able to differentially diagnose stuttering vs. ADHD.

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

College

College of Education and Allied Health

Department

Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Degree Program

Speech-Language Pathology

Publication Date

Spring 2021

Publisher

Fontbonne University Archives

City

St. Louis, MO

Keywords

fluency disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), children, adolescents

Disciplines

Communication Sciences and Disorders | Speech and Hearing Science | Speech Pathology and Audiology

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