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Stuttering Modifications Techniques

Stuttering modification techniques refer to speech techniques that attempt to modify stuttering or cluttering in a way that makes it easier, less tense, and more forward moving.

Resources

  • Story and Conversation Starters preview

    Story and Conversation Starters

    Jessica Lenden-Holt

    Story Starter photos for sentence or conversational level goals. Can be modified to target articulation, language or fluency.

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Goal Bank

  • Given minimal cues, Rosalia will use slowed rate and easy onset speech to reduce dysfluencies and increase intelligibility at the conversational level with 80% accuracy over five consecutive sessions as measured by data and observation to improve fluency.
  • Miquel will learn and practice fluency control strategy of slowed rate, progressing from word level responses to phoneme level responses independently with 90% accuracy over 3 consecutive sessions to improve speech fluency.

Related Disorder(s)

  • Stuttering and other fluency disorders - A fluency disorder is an interruption in the flow of speaking characterized by atypical rate, rhythm, and disfluencies (e.g., repetitions of sounds, syllables, words, and phrases; sound prolongations; and blocks), which may also be accompanied by excessive tension, speaking avoidance, struggle behaviors, and secondary mannerisms (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association [ASHA], 1993). People with fluency disorders also frequently experience psychological, emotional, social, and functional impacts as a result of their communication disorder (Tichenor & Yaruss, 2019a). Stuttering is the most common fluency disorder.