The ability to bounce back from challenges is a valuable life skill. Several research studies show that in general, children who stutter tend to be more emotionally reactive, and have lower regulation skills than their peers. This is significant as emotional regulation is a key component to resiliency and can determine how well a child copes with difficulties in life, including stuttering. Regulation, like other skills, can be learned. In this one hour, twenty minute presentation, Julia Hollister, Ph.D., of Loma Linda University discusses the importance of designing holistic stuttering interventions that include resiliency-building practices. Activities that build emotional regulation skills within the framework of stuttering will be discussed.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Disclosures: Julia Hollister received an honorarium for her work on this presentation. Julia Hollister has no non-financial relationship with the nonprofit Stuttering Foundation to disclose.