TITLE

Response to Blomgren, Roy, Callister, and Merrill (2005)

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Bruce P.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2006, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p1412
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Purpose: The purpose of this letter is to register concerns about a study reported by M. Blomgren, N. Roy, T. Callister, and R. Merrill (2005), entitled "Intensive Stuttering Modification Therapy: A Multidimentional Assessment of Treatment Outcomes." Concerns include questions about the description of the treatment, the duration of treatment time, and the results of the treatment. Conclusions: The treatment program did not inherently lend itself to clear description (would not be easily replicable), the participants did not improve their speech fluency, and the treatment time was extensive. One must take caution in the interpretation of the results given the concerns noted.
ACCESSION #
23608272

 

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