More than 70 people attended the Stuttering Foundation’s 2-day conference on May 16 and 17 at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J.
Attendees came from Peru, Finland, Canada and several states, including Pennsylvania, New York, North Carolina, New Jersey, Washington, Minnesota, Florida, California, and Maryland.
Conference leaders included Joe Donaher, Ph.D., Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Patricia Zebrowski, Ph.D., University of Iowa; Ellen Kelly, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; Lee Caggiano, M.A., Stuttering Therapy and Resource Center; Kia Johnson, Ph.D., James Madison University; Laura Johnson, M.S., Madison, WI, Metro School District; Elise Kaufman, M.S., private practice in Baton Rouge, LA; Diane Polledri, M.A., Montclair State University; Vivian Sisskin, M.S., University of Maryland; and Jim Tsiamtsiouris, Ph.D., William Paterson University. The conference coordinators were Diane Polledri, M.A., Montclair State University, and Lisa A. Scott, Ph.D., The Florida State University.
Comments from attendees...
“Suggestions were so real and practical!”
“Excellent information, very motivating!”
“Great job explaining the content and modeling techniques.”
“Very useful information on working with parents.”
“Information was thought-provoking and useful.”
“I learned so many techniques that I WILL implement.”
“Great energy! I learned a lot!”
“Helped me to understand how important the counseling of students and parents is in therapy.”
“Very good summary of research. Up to date. Very dynamic. I have loved it.”
From the Fall 2014 Newsletter