2023 SLP Posters

Faculty Advisor

Phillip Hewitt



Download Full Text (159 KB)


Stuttering therapy is a distant cousin to many other subfields of Speech and Language Pathology. Incorporating many client feelings, beliefs, and attitudes compared to other subfields we practice.


Stuttering, Stuttering therapy, Quality of life, Avoidance-Reduction Therapy for Stuttering, Transcending Stuttering therapy


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


Adriaensens, S., Beyers, W., Struyf, E. (2015). Impact of stuttering severity on adolescents' domain-specific and general self-esteem through cognitive and emotional mediating processes. Journay of Communication Disorders, 58, 43-57.

Beilby, J. M., Byrnes, M. L., & Yaruss, J. S. (2012). Acceptance and commitment therapy for adults who stutter: Psychosocial adjustment and speech fluency. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37(4), 289-299.

Coleman, C. E., & Quesal, R. W. Yaruss, J. S. (2012). Stuttering in school-age children: A comprehensive approach to treatment.

Irani, F., Gabel, R., Daniels, D., & Hughes, S. (2012). The long term effectiveness of intensive stuttering therapy: A mixed methods study. Journal of fluency disorders, 37(3), 164-178.

Maviş, İ., Louis, K. O. S., Özdemir, S., & Toğram, B. (2013). Attitudes of Turkish speech and language therapists toward stuttering. Journal of fluency disorders, 38(2), 157-170.

Sisskin, V., & Goldstein, B. (2022, March). Avoidance reduction therapy for school-age children who stutter. In Seminars in Speech and Language (Vol. 43, No. 02, pp. 147-160). Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..

Walden, T. A., Lesner, T. A., & Jones, R. M. (2020). Is what I think I think really what I think? Implicit and explicit attitudes toward stuttering among practicing speech-language pathologists. Journal of communication disorders, 83, 105965.

Yaruss, J. S. (2010). Assessing quality of life in stuttering treatment outcomes research. Journal of fluency disorders, 35(3), 190-202.

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation


College of Education and Allied Health


Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Degree Program

Speech-Language Pathology

Publication Date

Spring 2023


Fontbonne University Archives


St. Louis, MO

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Reframing the Goals of Stuttering Therapy



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.