"The first thing Charles Van Riper would do every morning of my 14 years of knowing him was command his 'bloody old bones' to walk down the flight of stairs, venture out to the doorstep and call out, 'Hello World'. He said with a grin that he'd keep doing it until he'd get a reply." (Andrew Amor).
Especially for People Who Stutter
His Professional Contributions
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Honors, reported in JSHD, Vol. 22, No. 1 March 1957, p. 134-5.
- CompleteBibliography of Charles Van Riper's work
Below are articles from the bibliography that are online:
Stuttering Therapy in 2050 A.D., in Emerick, L.L., and Hamre, C.I. (ed.) An Analysis of Stuttering, Danville, Ill., 1972, pp. 808-812.
- "How are you doing, Dr. Van?" WMU Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing
, Volume 24, 1987, 1-2.
- Recollections From a Pioneer, ASHA, June-July 1989, p. 72-73
- Guest Editorial: To our Clinicians, written in 1979, and published, but we don't know where.
- Van Riper, C., A Handful of Nuts," WMU Journal of Speech Therapy, Volume 11, 1974, II, 1-3.
- Van Riper, C., To the Parents of a Stuttering Child, Staff , Volume 1, 1991, p. 1
- Van Riper, C., An Early History of ASHA ASHA, November 1981, Vol. 23:11, p. 855-858.
- Van Riper, C., "Again to Cope," Michigan Speech Association Journal, Volume 1, 1966, 2-8.
- Van Riper, C., "The Public School Specialist in Stuttering," Asha, Volume 19, 1977, 467-469.
- Van Riper, C., "Stuttering: Where and Whither," Asha, Volume 16, 1974, 483-487.
- Chapter 2 from Speech Therapy: A Book of Readings, edited by Charles Van Riper, published in 1953 (pages 43-111 of the original book featuring articles of various length by Robert West, Wendell Johnson, Lee Edward Travis, Smiley Blanton, Isador Coriat, George Wischner, Joseph Sheehan, Stanley Ainsworth, Hildreth Schuell, Charles Bluemel, Bryng Bryngelson, Emil Froeschels, Philip Glasner, and many other early pioneers. (in PDF format).
- The Treatment of Stuttering by Charles Van Riper (1973), Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, pages 203-368. Study notes by Darrell Dodge.
- An ASHA Convention Presentation (warning - this is 5 huge jpgs of the actual pages CVR used for his presentation. For those that cannot view the presentation this way, it is also available as text. JAK).
- Therapy for the Severe Older Adolescent and Adult Stutterer by George G. Helliesen, a retired SLP explains Van Riper treatment strategies in a 70 page online book, made available online by Journal of Stuttering Therapy, Advocacy & Research (JSTAR)
- Audio presentations
- Former clients remember their therapy with Charles Van Riper
Up close and personal - biography, personal story, interviews
His friends and family remember
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