Age Group : 5+
"ALL ABOUT - Stuttering" offers a deep understanding of stuttering, a condition affecting millions worldwide. It presents and analyzes the causes, symptoms, and types of stuttering, along with the diagnostic approaches, treatment options, and practical strategies for managing this misunderstood disorder. The book also highlights the social impact of stuttering and the importance of support and education in tackling it.
The book presents 20 short stories illustrating social situations involving children and adolescents who stutter. These stories are analyzed from different perspectives: the child who stutters, the person interacting with the child, and the bystanders, people witnessing the situation. Each scenario is accompanied by an in-depth exploration of the thoughts, feelings, and possible actions of all parties involved.
The stories presented in this book are based on real experiences and aim to promote empathy, understanding, and awareness.
Whether you are a parent of a child who stutters, a speech and language therapist working with stutterers, an educator, or simply someone who wants to learn more about this disorder, "ALL ABOUT - Stuttering" is an essential resource of knowledge and guidance on this delicate subject.
You may also be interested in the book "Social situations for adolescents with ASD".
Part A: Reading is the key to knowledge
1. Understanding stuttering
Definition of stuttering
Characteristics of stuttering
Types of stuttering
2. Causes of stuttering
Causes and factors that contribute to the occurrence and development of stuttering
The role of genetics, and brain structure and function
Association between stuttering and other communication disorders
3. Symptoms of stuttering
4. Diagnosis and evaluation of stuttering
How to diagnose and evaluate stuttering
Evaluation tools and approaches
5. Therapy for stuttering
Therapeutic approach (speech therapy, psychotherapy)
The role of family and support systems in treating stuttering
6. Living with stuttering
Challenges and opportunities
Tips and strategies for dealing with stuttering
7. Myths and misconceptions about stuttering
Myths and misconceptions about stuttering
Small and big truths about stuttering
Part B: From the books... to adventure
20 short stories
Type: Paper or PDF file
Number of pages: 195
Author: Alice Kassotaki - Speech Language Pathologist MSc, BSc