Speak more fluently and stutter more fluently approaches - their principles, strengths and limitations

Published on November 30, 2016   40 min

Other Talks in the Series: Speech Dysfluency

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Welcome to this online Henry Stewart series on Dysfluency. My name is Ali Berquez, and I am a clinical lead speech and language therapist at the Michael Palin Center for Stammering in London. I would like to acknowledge the clients and colleagues whom I've learned from over the years and the research that I've drawn on in preparation for this talk. My intention is not to decide whether one approach is better than the other, rather to give an overview of the different ways of approaching fluency management. Are you stammering or stuttering interchangeably?
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The talk will be presented in three parts. I'll give an overview of "Speak more fluently," "Stutter more fluently," and "integrated approaches" to the management of stuttering. Each approach has different principles, characteristics and style, and each has strengths and limitations to bear in mind.
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So part one, speak more fluently,
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also known as fluency shaping or speech restructuring, described as a way to teach a new speech system.
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The aim of speak more fluently approaches is to replace stuttered speech with 100% controlled or fluent speech. And the rationale behind this is that these approaches may fit with the expectations of people who stutter and for some clients, of course, 100% fluency is possible.
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