The Positive Impact of Advocacy on Self-Confidence and Resiliency in Children who Stutter
Moderator: Courtney Byrd, PhD, CCC-SLP

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Time: 12:00pm-1:15pm ET

Description: Research has demonstrated advocacy on behalf of self and others can yield positive increases in self-confidence and resiliency. A panel of children ranging from preschool to adolescence who are participating in Camp Dream. Speak. Live, an evidence-based intensive treatment program targeting the affective and cognitive correlates of stuttering, will discuss the positive impact of educating others about stuttering. Children will share their personal experiences including what they most wish people knew about stuttering and will provide advice for talking with children who stutter. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask the children questions about their experiences and recommendations.

Target Audience: Parents of children who stutter, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Children and Adults who Stutter

There is no fee for this event
This course is not eligible for CEUs

Bio: Courtney Byrd, PhD, CCC-SLP, is Vice President of Continuing Education for The Stuttering Foundation, Founding Director of the Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute, Principal Investigator of the Dr. Jennifer and Emanuel Bodner Developmental Stuttering Lab, and Professor, Associate Chair and Graduate Adviser Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The University of Texas at Austin.

Jun 20, 2019 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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