January 30, 2024

Season 6: Episode 4: Vivian Sisskin, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, Clinical Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland, and Owner of the Sisskin Stuttering Center, joins host, Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP, for the fourth and final episode of this 4-part mini series  (part of an ongoing Avoidance Reduction Therapy for Stuttering (ARTS®) Series which we will continue to add to) to kick off Season 6. In this episode, Vivian discusses the 'Active Ingredients' of change in ARTS®.  Listen to Parts 1, 2, & 3 (Season 6, Episodes 1, 2, & 3) released earlier this month where foundational concepts, theory, the journey of  ARTS®, and barriers to change were explored.

Further Resources:

Vivian Sisskin , M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-F is a Clinical Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland, an ASHA Fellow, and a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. She served as Coordinator for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 4 (Fluency Disorders), Chair of ASHA’s Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and received ASHA’s Media Champion Award. Sisskin served as Vice-Chair of the American Board on Fluency and Fluency Disorders and is a faculty member for the Stuttering Foundation’s Mid-Atlantic Workshop. She was named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year by the National Stuttering Association. She owns the Sisskin Stuttering Center in the Washington DC area.