Virtual Learning by Stuttering Foundation is an online series of interactive workshops with a variety of offerings for speech-language pathologists, parents, and individuals who stutter.

The series includes monthly offerings ranging from clinical training opportunities, to parent education, to a platform for people who stutter of all ages to share their stories. Sessions are moderated by many of the world’s leading clinicians, researchers, and self-help advocates — bringing learning and collaboration to you.

Stuttering Therapy in Schools: Overcoming the Challenges

Speaker: Robert L. Dellinger, M.S., CCC-SLP, Wake County Public School System

Date: August 28, 2019

Time: 7 to 8 pm ET

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Description: Providing speech-language services for children who stutter (CWS) in the school setting can be challenging. Stuttering is complex; work-setting challenges abound; and most clinicians lack comfort when working with CWS. Challenges are described based on Chmela and Johnson’s (2019) categories: Process, content, and integration. This presentation describes ongoing efforts in the Wake County Public School System to meet these challenges by maximizing clinician readiness and optimizing services for CWS. Suggestions are provided for clinicians whose school districts may not yet provide systematic support in the area of fluency disorders.


Target Audience: Speech-language pathologists, especially school-based, working with students who stutter

There is no fee for this event

This course is not eligible for CEUs

Bio: Rob Dellinger lives in Raleigh, N.C., with his wife, Virginia, and two daughters. He is a school speech-language pathologist and the consultant in stuttering/fluency disorders with the Wake County School System. As a consultant, Rob helps colleagues navigate ongoing challenges within the evaluation and treatment process for students who stutter. Rob is active in the local National Stuttering Association chapter and presents workshops on stuttering evaluation and treatment.