BU to Co-Sponsor Conference on Stuttering

The Boston University Sargent College Academic Speech, Language & Hearing Center will co-sponsor a speech modification workshop, “Practical Strategies: Speech Modification Instruction” on Saturday, November 2 at Boston University. This seminar is offered in conjunction with the National Stuttering Association Family Fun Day for children and teens who stutter and their families.

The event will run from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Prior registration is required. There is a $40 workshop fee for students and faculty and a $69 fee for the general public. Discounts are available to those who register prior to October 15. (discounted rates: $25 for students and faculty; $59 for general public)

This workshop is open to speech-language pathologists, teachers, speech pathology students, special educators, parents of children who stutter and school-based psychologists and counselors. Those who qualify will receive .4 ASHA Continuing Education Units.

The featured presenter will be Lisa A. Scott, PHD CCC-SLP. Dr. Scott is the director of clinical education at Florida State University, the vice president for education for Stuttering Foundation of America, and a consultant for the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration’s Bureau of Medicaid Services. Seminar topics including principles of motor learning, hierarchies for change, and collecting measurable data that represents changes in both frequency and severity will be covered.

For more information or to register online, visit www.westutter.org. Detailed instructions will be sent to participants after registration.

Contacts

For registration information, contact Tammy Flores at 800-364-1677 or info@westutter.org.
For local program information, contact Pattie Wood pattie@auburnwoods.org.