In this 90 minute presentation, Michael Boyle, PhD, CCC-SLP of Montclair State University, discusses how communicative participation and quality of life can be impaired by the stigma associated with stuttering. He presents research about how 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.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)
Disclosures: Michael Boyle is employed by Montclair State University. Some of the research presented in this talk was supported by the National Stuttering Association and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The speaker received an honorarium from the Stuttering Foundation for this presentation. The speaker has no non-financial interests to disclose.