2003 IFA Congress: Montreal, Canada

Change: The Key To Success In Stuttering Therapy

Barbara Dahm
Communication Therapy Institute, I Hadar Street, Matan 45858 Israel


Successful stuttering therapy requires well-defined goals that will lead to the generation of fluent speech. The necessity of self-change is mandatory to achieve these goals. The combination of the speech processing model and a six-stage program of change shows how people who stutter can develop effective goals and take specific and appropriate steps to bring about the necessary change. A follow-up study explores how realistic it is to for people who stutter to make 1ong-term change and whether the effort to make self- change is worthwhile.
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