راهکارهای درمانی خاص در درمان لکنت زبان کلینیک تخصصی لکنت کرج جاده چالوس- روستای بیلقان

راهکارهای درمانی خاص در درمان لکنت زبان کلینیک تخصصی لکنت کرج جاده چالوس- روستای بیلقان

 

It is unusual to single out such an old text for selected reading, but Deso Weiss’s work is still influential today. Many of the ideas that he raised still form the basis of current discussion and this text is still frequently referred to by today’s authorities.

Part II

The treatment of stuttering and cluttering

 

 

9          The measurement and assessment of stuttering

Introduction

Stuttering is a complex multifactorial phenomenon, characterized not only by the disruptions to motor speech which are identified as moments of stut¬tering, but also the behavioural, cognitive and affective changes that can occur as a consequence of these speech disruptions. It is not surprising then that identification and measurement can both be difficult. In recent years the increasing recognition of the client’s point of view as central to the monitor¬ing and evaluation of stuttering has brought with it numerous approaches to the issue of measurement. Importantly, there are now an increasing number of published instruments that probe the client’s perception of the disorder, and the effect that it has in the “real world” away from the fluency enhancing environment of the speech clinic.

Stuttering is usually identified via the assessment of two basic strands of the disorder: the examination of motor speech activity in the form of speech rate data and fluency counts; and a cognitive perspective in the form of attitudinal questionnaires (and by more informal measures and

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