Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders
Walter H. Manning, Anthony DiLollo
Details: 670 pages, 2-Color, Softcover, 7" x 10"
© 2025 | Coming Soon
Release Date: 11/10/2023
Available for purchase starting 10/11/2023
Print Book: $144.95
Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders, Fifth Edition is designed for graduate students who are beginning their first in-depth experience in fluency disorders, as well as professional clinicians expanding their knowledge of this specialty area. Written with enthusiasm and creativity, in a style that speaks directly to the clinician, the text centers not only on effectively managing stuttering but also on the therapeutic journey by describing goals, principles, and techniques for assessment counseling and ongoing management. This text provides clinical insights to assist people who stutter with their ability to communicate and enhance their quality of life.
- Clinical Decision Making boxes designed to address some of the options a clinician is likely to consider during the assessment and treatment processes
- Clinical Insight boxes reflect a particular philosophical view about aspects of therapeutic change for individuals who stutter
- Discussion questions at the end of each chapter
New to the Fifth Edition:
- New chapter on cultural and linguistic diversity
- New chapter on general principles of assessment
- Revised and updated discussion questions at the end of each chapter
- Video and audio examples of various fluency disorders and therapeutic approaches
PluralPlus Online Ancillaries
For instructors: PowerPoint slides for each chapter and a test-bank
For students: Video comments by the authors for further explanation and engagement with the material; video and audio examples of various fluency problems and therapeutic approaches
Chapter 1. The Effective Clinician
Chapter 2. The Nature of Fluent and Nonfluent Speech: The Onset of Stuttering
Chapter 3. A Historical Perspective on Etiologies and the Development of Stuttering
Chapter 4. Principles of Assessment
Chapter 5. The Assessment Process With Young Speakers: Preschool and School-Age Children
Chapter 6. The Assessment Process With Adolescents and Adults
Chapter 7. Understanding the Nature of Change
Chapter 8. Counseling and People Who Stutter and Their Families
Chapter 9. Working With Individuals Who Stutter From Cultural and Linguistic Backgrounds Different Than One’s Own
Anthony DiLollo and Jean Franco Rivera Pérez
Chapter 10. The Therapeutic Process: Facilitating a Journey of Change
Chapter 11. Facilitating Fluency for Preschool and School-Age Children
Chapter 12. Successful Management of Stuttering for Adolescents and Adults
Chapter 13. Assessment and Management for Atypical Fluency Disorders
Chapter 14. Indicators of Successful Change During Treatment
Chapter 15. Indicators of Successful Change Following Treatment
Appendix A. Useful Links for Information and Support
Appendix B. The Fluency Bank
Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders, Fifth Edition comes with access to supplementary student and instructor resources on a PluralPlus companion website.
The companion website is located at: https://www.pluralpublishing.com/publication/cdmfd5e
The student resources include video comments by the authors for further explanation and engagement with the material; video and audio examples of various fluency problems and therapeutic approaches.
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The instructor resources include PowerPoint slides and a test bank. You will also have access to all of the student resources listed above.
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