This new Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the etiology and development of stuttering and details appropriate approaches to accurate assessment and treatment. A new chapter on related fluency disorders discusses evaluation and treatment of stuttering associated with neurological disease or trauma, psychological disturbance, or mental retardation, and explains how developmental stuttering can be differentiated from these conditions. This edition also features a new chapter on preliminaries to assessment as well as new information on differential diagnosis of stuttering versus other fluency disorders. Appendices include forms for diagnosis and evaluation.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Stuttering Chapter 2: Constitutional Factors Chapter 3: Developmental and Environmental Influences Chapter 4: An Integrated View of Stuttering Chapter 5: Normal Disfluency and Development of Stuttering Chapter 6: Preliminaries to Assessment Chapter 7: Diagnosis and Evaluation Chapter 8: Treatment Considerations Chapter 9: Therapy for Advanced Stuttering Chapter 10: Therapy for Intermediate Stuttering Chapter 11: Therapy for Beginning Stutterer Chapter 12: Therapy for Borderline Stuttering Chapter 13: Related Fluency Disorders