Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Robert L. Casteel
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech and Hearing Sciences
1 online resource (63 p.)
Stuttering in children, Speech therapy for children
This study investigated the advisability of utilizing parents to provide treatment for their dysfluent preschoolers. It involved the development, implementation and evaluation of a specific treatment program involving indirect language stimulation techniques. The primary question asked was whether or not parents can be successful in significantly reducing or eliminating dysfluent speech in their children. The secondary question was whether or not parents can be trained successfully to provide treatment.
Bowers, Prudence Ann, "Indirect intervention for preschool stutterers" (1991). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4208.