Kurt Eggers holds a BA in Medicine, MA in SLT and Audiology, and Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences and Developmental Psychology. He is a researcher and docent in fluency disorders, and former head of the SLT department of Thomas More U College, Belgium. He coordinates the European Clinical Specialization on Fluency Disorders, a one-year postgraduate program run by a consortium of 15 European partners (www.ecsf.eu). He is member of the training, certification and standards committee of the International Fluency Association, and member of the fluency committee of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics. He has lectured/published nationally and internationally on fluency disorders and minimal standards in specialist SLT education and his research focuses on the role of temperament & attentional processes in developmental stuttering.