TITLE

Assessing Stuttering Treatment Without Assessing Stuttering? A Response to Reitzes and Snyder (2006)

AUTHOR(S)
Blomgren, Michael; Roy, Nelson; Callister, Thomas; Merrill, Ray M.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2006, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p1423
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Purpose: This letter is a response to P. Reitzes and G. Snyder's (2006) letter to the editor regarding "Intensive Stuttering Modification Therapy: A Multidimensional Assessment of Treatment Outcomes," by M. Blomgren, N. Roy, T. Callister, and R. Merrill (2005). The focus of this letter is on issues related to (a) intended and unintended outcomes of stuttering modification treatment, (b) the rationale underlying specific stuttering treatment outcomes measures, and (c) "truth in advertising" of stuttering treatment programs. A secondary purpose is to provide a primer on vocabulary use in treatment research.
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