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Fluency Disorders

This TU is part of the Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy, in semester 6. It is a mandatory course, which allows students to: - Acquire scientific and clinical knowledge about stuttering and cluttering - Acquire knowledge about the assessment tools and procedure - Choose and develop intervention plans that are suitable to the individual’s needs - Learn about the importance of collaboration with the patient’s environment for better therapy outcomes This TU contributes to the development of the following competencies: - Clinical approach: conduct appropriate interventions in the field of fluency disorders, with regards to screening, assessment, and therapy - Collaboration: collaborate with different stakeholders in order to establish appropriate intervention adapted to the context, and suited to each individual - Communication: provide health professionals, parents and patient’s environment with information about the specificities of the disorders encountered and their impact on the individual’s life, for prevention and screening purposes

Temps présentiel : 20 heures

Charge de travail étudiant : 50 heures

Méthode(s) d'évaluation : Examen final, Travaux pratiques contrôlés

Référence :
Abdalla, F. A. & St. Louis, L. (2012). Arab school teachers’ knowledge, beliefs and reactions regarding stuttering, Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37, 54-69 Ambrose, N., Yairi, e., Louks, T., Seery, C. H., & Throneburg, R. (2015). Relation of motor, linguistic and temperament factors in epidemiologic subtypes of persistent and recovered stuttering: initial findings, Journal of Fluency Disorders, 45, 12-26 Beilby, J., Byrnes, M., Meagher, E., & Yaruss, S. (2013). The impact of stuttering on adults who stutter and their partners, Journal of Fluency Disorders, 38, 14-29 Bernstein Ratner, N. (2005). Evidence-based practice in stuttering: Some questions to consider, Journal of Fluency Disorders, 30, 163-188 Bonelli et al., (2000), Child and parent speech and language following the Lidcombe Programme of early stuttering intervention, in: Clinical linguistics and phonics Vol. 14, N°6, p. 427-446. Bricker-Katz, G., Lincoln, M., & Cumming, S. (2013). Stuttering and work life: an interpretative phenomenological analysis, Journal of Fluency Disorders, 38, 342-355 Brocklehurst, P., Drake, E., & Corley, M. (2015). Perfectionism and stuttering: Findings of an online survey, Journal of Fluency Disorders, 44, 46-62

Les prérequis de ce cours sont les suivants
 Communication and language Disorders: Introduction
Assessment of Communication and Language Disorders
Ce cours est proposé dans les diplômes suivants
 Bachelor in speech and language therapy