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20-23 September 2017
St Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK

The 11th Oxford Dysfluency Conference (ODC), under the theme ‘Challenge and Change’, is to be held at St Catherine’s College Oxford from 20-23 September, 2017. ODC has a reputation as one of the leading international scientific conferences in the field of dysfluency. 

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The conference brings together researchers and clinicians, providing a showcase and forum for discussion and collegial debate about the most current and innovative research and clinical practices.  Throughout the history of ODC, the primary aim has been to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice.

The conference seeks to promote research that informs management, with interventions that are supported by sound theory and which inform future research.

In 2017, the goal is to encourage discussion and debate that will challenge and enhance our perspectives and understanding of research; the nature of stuttering and / or cluttering; and management across the ages.

Topics

  1. New perspectives on assessment and therapy in children
  2. New perspectives on assessment and therapy in adolescents
  3. New perspectives on assessment and therapy in adults
  4. Issues, variables, and controversies in assessment and outcome
  5. Supporting the next generation of clinicians and researchers
  6. Evidence in practice
  7. Neurological foundations

The 2017 conference will enable delegates to:

  • Present and learn from the latest research developments and findings
  • Explore issues relating to the nature of stuttering and / or cluttering and its treatment
  • Develop knowledge and clinical skills for working with children and adults who stutter and / or clutter
  • Advance research in the field of dysfluency
  • Consider ways to integrate research into clinical practice
  • Support and encourage new researchers in the field
  • Develop collaborations with researchers working in dysfluency
  • Provide informal opportunities to meet and discuss ideas with leading experts in the field in a friendly environment

To submit your abstract or to register please visit the conference website at

http://www.dysfluencyconference.com/

Conference Chairs 
Sharon Millard, The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering, UK 
Shelley B. Brundage, George Washington University, USA

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