presented by J. Scott Yaruss
Financial: Scott Yaruss receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Scott Yaruss has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA
J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA, is a Professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University. A board-certified specialist in fluency disorders, Dr. Yaruss has served on the board of directors for the National Stuttering Association and as Associate Coordinator for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Special Interest Division for Fluency Disorders. His…Read full bio
1. Real-Time Analysis
The first chapter in this course provides an overview of the process of counting stuttering behaviors. Participants will learn to differentiate between stuttered types of disfluencies and non-stuttered types of disfluencies.
2. Real-Time Analysis of Speech Disfluencies
In Chapter Two, Dr. Yaruss addresses the question of what behaviors to count and how to classify them. He demonstrates the ability to count disfluencies in a speech sample and explains the value of making real-time measures of speech disfluencies.
3. Real-Time Analysis of Spontaneous Speech
Chapter Three covers real-time analysis of spontaneous speech. The participant will improve their speed at marking fluent words and at deciding what words are disfluent and what types of disfluencies they are.
In the final chapter of this course, Dr. Yaruss demonstrates how to train the reliability of measurements. He presents tolerance an interactive Tolerance Check and outline steps for checking your reliability.