This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level; Professional Area).
Approved for 1.00 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Overview
Incidence and Spontaneous Recovery
Section 2: Neuroimaging
Brain Function- Clinical Research Update
Section 3: Evaluation
Section 4: Treatment
Direct vs. Indirect Therapy
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Section 5: Literature
Repetitive Phrase & Simplistic Language Books
Spontaneous Speech & Read/Summarize or Interactive Books
Organizations and Resources
Rita Thurman has worked in the schools and in clinical settings in Utah, Idaho, Illinois, Montana, and North Carolina since 1977. Her private practice in Raleigh, North Carolina and Bozeman, Montana focuses on the evaluation and treatment of children, teens, and adults who stutter.
She was awarded the Clinical Achievement Award by the NC Speech Language Hearing Association in 2012 and the Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year by the National Stuttering Association in 2015, both for her contributions to diagnosis and treatment for people who stutter.
She is a NSA Adult and TWST Chapter leader and sponsors an annual Friend's Workshop in NC. She is the Chair of the Executive Board of the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders.Disclosure: Rita Thurman, M.S.,CCC BCS-FD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.