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Understanding and Influencing the Stigma of Stuttering
Speaker: Michael P. Boyle, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Montclair State University

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019

Time: 6-7:30pm EST

Description: Communicative participation and quality of life can be impaired by the stigma associated with stuttering. Public and private stigma can act as barriers to the achievement of life goals. This presentation will provide attendees with a deeper understanding of stigma as it pertains to stuttering, with an emphasis on evidence-based approaches to stigma reduction for individuals who stutter.

• Target Audience: Speech-Language Pathologists*, Parents, Adults who Stutter
• There is no fee for this event.
• *This course is not eligible for CEUs at this time

Bio: Michael P. Boyle, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Montclair State University where he directs the fluency disorders laboratory, teaches graduate courses in stuttering, and conducts research on the psychosocial aspects of stuttering including stigma and empowerment.

Oct 24, 2019 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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