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June 30, 2016

Why Is It So Difficult to Transfer Fluency: Part 1

Why is it so difficult to transfer speech fluency outside of the therapy room? This is a question that has troubled SLP’s and clients alike to this day. However, the answer is actually so simple that it can be summed […]
June 30, 2016

Why Is It So Difficult to Transfer Fluency: Part 2

Knowing that differences exist, we need to specifically identify what our clients are doing differently from fluent speakers. Then we need to help our clients to function in the same way as people who speak fluently. You may ask if […]
June 30, 2016

Why Is It So Difficult to Transfer Fluency: Part 3

Alternatively the goal of therapy may be to get the clients to accept that they will always stutter so they should embrace it. These clients may work on avoidance reduction, stuttering on purpose, stuttering more easily, and advertising stuttering. Although […]
June 30, 2016

Why Is It So Difficult to Transfer Fluency: Part 4

The process of creating natural speech is, of course, a simple process that requires no thought or effort, as every fluent speaker knows. As a matter of fact, I tell my clients, “If it isn’t simple and comfortable, it can’t […]