Zebrowski, Patricia M. et al.: 2022 Stuttering and Related Disorders of Fluency DOI: 10.1055/b-0042-189425
Section V Additional Treatment Considerations

14 Bilingual and Multicultural Considerations

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Editors: Zebrowski, Patricia M.; Anderson, Julie D.; Conture, Edward G.

Authors: Ames, Angharad; Arnold, Hayley S.; Beal, Deryk; Beilby, Janet; Below, Jennifer E.; Byrd, Courtney; Choi, Dahye; Coleman, Craig; DiLollo, Anthony; Eggers, Kurt; Fortier-Blanc, Julie; Franken, Marie-Christine; Garbarino, Julianne; Gerlach-Houck, Hope; Gillis, Corrin I.; Hall, Nancy E.; Hearne, Anna; Herring, Caryn; Jackson, Eric S.; Johnson, Kia Noelle; Jones, Robin; Kelly, Ellen M.; Kraft, Shelly Jo; LaSalle, Lisa; Logan, Kenneth J.; Maguire, Gerald; Millard, Sharon; Nil, Luc F. De; Ntourou, Katerina; Ratner, Nan Bernstein; Reichel, Isabella; Rodgers, Naomi; Scott, Kathleen Scaler; Singer, Cara M.; Sønsterud, Hilda; Tendera, Anna; Theys, Catherine; Tumanova, Victoria; Usler, Evan; Wagovich, Stacy; Yaruss, J. Scott; Zengin-Bolatkale, Hatun

Title: Stuttering and Related Disorders of Fluency

Print ISBN: 9781684202539; Online ISBN: 9781684202638; Book DOI: 10.1055/b000000273

Subjects: Otorhinolaryngology, Phoniatrics, Audiology

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Courtney Byrd, Kia Noelle Johnson, and Julie Fortier-Blanc

Abstract

In this chapter, we explore the relationship between typically fluent speech and stuttering in both mono- and multilingual individuals. General information and characteristics regarding bilingualism will be presented along with the inherent difficulties encountered when using English monolingual guidelines for assessing stuttering in bilingual speakers. Suggestions are made to help clinicians accurately diagnose those who do stutter. Treatment issues with bilingual populations will be discussed including ways to better adapt our intervention with these speakers. We take into account multicultural considerations and how best to incorporate them when assessing and treating culturally diverse children and adults. Together, these learning outcomes will ensure that you are equipped to provide quality care to persons who stutter from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds.

 
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