CmSi 388 Fluency Disorders SPRING, 1999Instructor: Barry Guitar
3:35 4:50 Monday & Wednesday
GOALS OF COURSE
This course will teach you (1) some basic information about the nature of stuttering, (2) how to diagnose and evaluate stutterers of all ages and stages, (3) how to use your knowledge about the nature of stuttering and the information you've obtained in your evaluation to plan and carry out effective treatment of any stutterer.
Note: It may help you to understand stuttering more if you are able to attend, at least once, the Support Group for People Who Stutter, an informal discussion group that is held every Monday from 6-7:30 in the waiting room in Pomeroy Hall. The individuals who attend welcome students. Come as often as you like.
1.MAJOR TEXT: Stuttering: An Integrated Approach to Its Nature and Treatment
2. If Your Child Stutters: A Guide for Parents SFA #20
3. Do You Stutter? -- A guide for teens. SFA #21
4. Stuttering and Your Child: Questions and Answers. SFA #22
5. Treating the School Age Stutterer: A guide for clinicians.
6. Counseling Stutterers SFA #18
Note: SFA has many other books you can order for very little money. These include Therapy for Stutterers ($2), Self-Therapy for Stutterers ($3), Stuttering Therapy: Transfer and Maintenance ($2), and Stuttering Therapy: Prevention/Intervention ($2). Order from: SFA, P.O. Box 11749, Memphis, TN 38111-0749.
GRADES AND ASSIGNMENTS
Quizzes - There will be quizzes to spark your interest in the reading and to help you know if you are getting the information. Well experiment with different kinds of quizzes to see what proves most helpful for you.
First, you will meet with a colleague who stutters who will teach you to stutter like they do. Then you will accompany them to a public place to do voluntary stuttering with them. Write 2 pages about your experience. Due Feb. 24
Second, you will need to attend one of the group sessions:
Your project is to write up your experience in 3 pages. Due April 7
University Policy on Academic Honesty: The University's policy is clearly written in the Cat's Tale. Read the section on plagiarism carefully.
Quizzes = 60%;
2 Projects = 20% each;
REMEMBER, THE STUTTERING SUPPORT GROUP MEETS EVERY MONDAY, 6-7:30 PM IN THE WAITING ROOM. COME AS OFTEN AS YOU LIKE.
20 Wed Overview of Course and of Ch 1
25 Mon Discussion of Ch 1/Quiz on Ch1
27 Wed Guest Lecture
1. Mon Discussion of Ch 2/Quiz on Ch2 ( Constitutional Factors)
3 Wed Discussion of Ch 3/Quiz on Ch3 (Developmental & Environmental Factors
8 Mon Discussion of Ch4/Quiz on Ch4 (Integration)
10 Wed Discussion of Ch 5/Quiz on Ch5 (Development of Stuttering)
15 Mon No class Presidents Day
17 Wed Discussion of Ch6/Quiz on Ch6 (Treatment Considerations)
22 Mon Discussion of Ch7 (Diagnosis & Evaluation)
24 Wed More discussion of Ch7 PROJECT 1 DUE
1 Mon Still more discussion of Ch 7
3 Wed Quiz on Ch 7
8 Mon Discussion of Ch 8 (SM/FS Advanced Stuttering)
10 Wed Discussion of Ch 9 (INT Advanced Stuttering)
15 Mon SPRING BREAK
17 Wed SPRING BREAK
22 Mon Discussion of 8 & 9/Quiz on Chs 8&9
24 Wed Discussion of Ch 10 (SM/FS Intermediate Stuttering)
29 Mon Discussion of Ch 11 (INT Intermediate Strng)
31 Wed More discussion of Ch 11
5 Mon Discussion of 10 & 11/Quiz on Chs 10 & 11
7 Wed Discussion of Ch 12 (SM/FS Beginning) PROJECT 2 DUE
12 Mon More discussion of Ch 12
14 Wed Discussion of Ch 13 (INT Beginning Stuttering)
19 Mon Discussion of 13/Quiz on Chs 12 & 13
22 Wed Discussion of Ch 14 (Borderline)
26 Mon More discussion of Ch 14
28 Wed More discussion of Ch14
3 Mon In-Class Project on Borderline
5 Wed Buffer Day, so we can push everything forward if we need to.