About the presenter: Diane C. Games, M.A. is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist and co-owner of Tri-County Speech Associates, Inc., a private practice in the Cincinnati area. Professional activities have included the presidency of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association and honors of OSLHA in 1994. She currently serves on the ASHA Special Interest Group - Fluency. She has presented several workshops on the diagnosis and treatment of fluency disorders and has coordinated the Fluency Friday Plus project in the Cincinnati area for the last ten years.
About the presenter Patricia Fisher, M.A., CCC-SLP, co-founder of Tri-County Speech Associates, Inc, is presently the Private Practice representative for the state of Ohio. She is actively working to complete a specialist degree in Orofacial Myology. Patty holds specialty training in the Australian based Lidcombe program for pre-school and school aged children that stutter. Patty has been adjunct faculty at Miami University.
About the presenter, Rodney Gabel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a Board Recognized Specialist in Fluency and Fluency Disorders. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Toledo. Dr. Gabel conducts research, teaches courses, and provides therapy in the area of stuttering. He is the editor of the Perspectives on Fluency Disorders and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Fluency Disorders
About the presenter: Ann Slone, M.A., CCC-SLP has been a speech-language pathologist (SLP) working in the schools for over 35 years. She has served students from birth to 21 with various disabilities and communication needs. She is currently a supervisor at the Hamilton County Educational Service Center and manages a program which includes over 85 SLPs. She has been involved with the Fluency Friday Plus program since it was founded in 2000.
About the presenter: Irv Wollman, MA. CCC, BRFS is a clinical manager in the Division of Speech Pathology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center where he manages speech pathology services at 8 neighborhood satellite locations and clinically, works exclusively with children who stutter. Irv is an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department teaching Seminars in Stuttering. He has served as chairperson for the Fluency Team at CCHMC and is a Board Recognized Fluency Specialist. Irv has been a member of the Fluency Friday organizational team since its inception in 2003 and has presented lectures on Fluency Disorders at local and state conferences.

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Fluency Friday Plus: A Journey with Children/Teens who Stutter and Families!

by Diane Games, Patty Fisher, Rod Gabel, Karen Rizzo, and Irv Wollman
Ohio, USA

Diane Games - Introduction to Fluency Friday Plus


Patricia Fisher - The parent perspective


Irv Wollman and Rod Gabel - Graduate Student Training

Ann Slone - Summary/Conclusion

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SUBMITTED: August 2011
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