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From: Mark Irwin
Date: 18 Oct 2008
Time: 21:36:24 -0500
Remote Name: 126.96.36.199
Hi Anna, I agree with your "education about humanity " thoughts completely. I believe the DSM gives a good possibility of doing this while at the same time providing the details/codes/system needed by insurance companies. Unfortunately I don't believe the DSM is used widely enough by SLPs. Also for reasons highlighted in my paper I believe the education process about stuttering would be enhanced by changing DSM to include the new term Stuttered Speech Syndrome. I hope you agree.