Library

For speech and language therapists: books

In our library: Specialist books aimed at speech and language therapists and other professionals.

General

  • Book: STUTTERING MEETS STEREOTYPE, STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION: an overview of attitude research, Kenneth O. St. Louis. Recent work has taken research on attitudes towards stammering to new levels. This is the only reference work to date devoted entirely to the subject. It features comprehensive review chapters by many different specialists. West Virginia University, 2015.
  • Book: CLUTTERING: CURRENT VIEWS ON ITS NATURE, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT, by Yvonne van Zaalen & Isabella K Reichel. A comprehensive guide to cluttering, including a definition of what it is, a discussion of the difference between cluttering and stammering, and detailed procedures for its treatment.
  • Book: STUTTERING: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO ITS NATURE AND TREATMENT, by Barry Guitar. 4th edition, 2014 (2nd and 3rd editions also available). Provides a comprehensive overview of the etiology and development of stammering together with (in this 4th edition) updates on how to assess and treat clients. Walters Kluwer. Review (3rd ed).
  • Book: STAMMERING THERAPY FROM THE INSIDE: new perspectives on working with young people and adults, ed Carolyn Cheasman et. al, 2013. Produced by therapists at City Lit, this book offers a comprehensive overview of a range of contemporary stammering therapy approaches. Most chapters are co-authored by therapists and people who stammer. Book review.
  • Book: MULTILINGUAL ASPECTS OF FLUENCY DISORDERS, Howell, Peter & Van Borsel, John. Multilingual Matters, 2011. Provides a comprehensive coverage of the multilingual aspects of fluency disorders. The book reviews how formal language properties affect stammering in English, and then compares these findings to work on stammering in a variety of languages.
  • Book: STUTTERING: FOUNDATIONS AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS, Ehud Yairi & Carol H. Seery. This book contains a wealth of information on how stammering is defined, how it is explained, and how it is treated, in one strategically organised and comprehensive volume. Pearson, 2011.
  • Book: A HANDBOOK ON STUTTERING, by Oliver Bloodstein, 2008 (6th edition). New edition of a classic work that offers a comprehensive review of evidence-based knowledge about the etiology, nature and treatment of stammering. Obituary: Oliver Bloodstein.
  • Book: CLUTTERING: A HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH, INTERVENTION AND EDUCATION, ed David Ward & Kathleen Scaler Scott. This book treats cluttering as a serious communication disorder in its own right, and provides an in-depth examination of the critical factors surrounding its assessment, treatment and research. Psychology Press, 2011.
  • Book: RECOVERY FROM STUTTERING, by Peter Howell. This book is a comprehensive guide to the evidence, theories and practical issues associated with recovery from stammering in early childhood and into adolescence. 2010, Psychology Press. Review.
  • Book: ASSESSMENT AND SELF-ASSESSMENT OF STUTTERING AND SELF-IMAGE, by Zgigniew Tarkowski. This English-language Polish monograph analyses in great detail how people who stammer see themselves, and how close these images are to how other people see them. University of Warmia and Mazury, 2010
  • Book: UNDERSTANDING DEVELOPMENTAL LANGUAGE DISORDERS: from theory to practice. Ed. Courtenay Frazier Norbury, et al. Summarises recent research in genetics, neuroimaging studies, assessment techniques and treatment studies to provide an overview of all aspects of developmental language disorders. Psychology Press, 2008
  • Book: STUTTERING: AN INTEGRATION OF CONTEMPORARY THERAPIES, by Barry Guitar and Theodore J. Peters (4th ed). Aims to show how it is possible to integrate and coordinate the two most commonly used therapy approaches in stuttering, the stuttering modification theory and the fluency shaping theory. Stuttering Foundation of America, 2007, 80 pages.
  • Book: TREATMENT PROTOCOLS FOR STUTTERING by M.N. Hegde. This book and accompanying DVD, written for speech therapists, provides detailed scenarios for teaching fluency skills that indirectly or directly reduce stammering. Plural Publishing, 2007.
  • Book: SPEECH AND LANGUAGE: CLINICAL PROCESS AND PRACTICE (2ND EDITION), by Monica Bray, Alison Ross and Celia Todd. John Wiley & Sons, 2006. Review.
  • Book: CURRENT ISSUES IN STUTTERING RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, editors Nan Bernstein Ratner & John Tetnowski. Edited collection of presentations from the 2003 ASHA annual leadership conference in fluency disorders. 2006. Review.
  • Book: STUTTERING AND CLUTTERING, by David Ward. An overview of theoretical and treatment aspects of stuttering and cluttering. 2006. Review.
  • Book: ETHICS: A CASE STUDY FROM FLUENCY, ed Robert Goldfarb. Leading authorities investigate the Tudor study (which in the 1930s looked at whether stuttering could be induced in a fluent child) and, more broadly, ethics in scientific research, diagnosis and treatment in the field of communication sciences. 2006. Review.
  • Book: STUTTERING RECOVERY: PERSONAL AND EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES, by Dale F. Williams. This is a general survey of problems in stammering recovery which includes personal accounts of stammering problems. 2006.
  • Book: ON THE CAUSAL MECHANISMS OF STUTTERING by Per Alm. Postgraduate thesis. 2005, Lund University Press. The thesis, together with an article by Per Stuttering and the basal ganglia, is also linked from our Research links page.
  • Book: STUTTERING, by Joseph S. Kalinowski & Tim Saltuklaroglu. Intended for both students and clinicians, this book is a new look at understanding and managing stammering based on the theory that visible stammering is really a solution to a central and involuntary problem. 2005
  • Book: RCSLT CLINICAL GUIDELINES, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. Dysfluency is one of 12 clinical guidelines in this new manual that provides statements on clinical management and a review of recent research on the issues. Speechmarks, 2005.
  • Book: THEORETICAL ISSUES IN STUTTERING, by Ann Packman and Joseph S. Attanasio. An account of the contribution of theory to understanding and managing stuttering. Includes a description of past and present theories of stuttering, an evaluation of the explanatory power of such models, and an exploration of their implications for the practitioner. 2004. Review.
  • Book: WRIGHT AND AYRE STUTTERING SELF RATING PROFILE, by Louise Wright & Anne Ayre. Winslow 2002. WASSP is a means of recording how a person who stutters perceives their stuttering at the start and the end of a block of speech and language therapy. Review.
  • Book: FOUNDATIONS OF STUTTERING, by Marcel Wingate, 2002. The objective of the book is to establish a rational and scientifically defensible foundation of for the study and management of the disorder, based in the fact that stuttering is manifestly a disorder of speech. Review.
  • Book: STUTTERING THERAPY: TRANSFER AND MAINTENANCE. This book is a selection of essays stemming from a conference held by the Stuttering Foundation of America on the crucial role that transfer and maintenance play in successful stammering therapy. Stuttering Foundation of America, 2nd ed, 2001.
  • Book: THE GREAT PSYCHOTHERAPY DEBATE: models, methods and findings, by Bruce E. Wampold. This book reviews the research on psychotherapy to dispute the usual view that its benefits are derived from the specifics of a given treatment (the medical model). It suggests instead that the "general factors" explanation of its efficacy is the correct one. Lawrence Erlbaum, 2001. Review.
  • Book: THE DYSFLUENCY RESOURCE BOOK, by Jackie Turnbull & Trudy Stewart. Winslow 1999. Useful resource explaining techniques for treating people who stammer and the rationale for their use. Includes communication skills, variation, identification, desensitization, voluntary stammering, rate control, block modification and relaxation.
  • Book: CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF STUTTERING IN OLDER CHILDREN AND ADULTS by Richard E Ham (Aspen Publishers, 1999). Management techniques in diagnosis, evaluation and therapy for stuttering and other communication problems.
  • Book: TREATMENT EFFICACY FOR STUTTERING: A SEARCH FOR EMPIRICAL BASES, edited by Anne K. Cordes & Roger J. Ingham. Singular Publishing Group 1998. Addresses the question: What do we know about the nature of stuttering and how does that knowledge inform our treatment practices.
  • Book: IMPROVING THE COMMUNICATION OF PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME by Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy & Lewis A. Leavitt. Provides a framework for assessing and treating speech, language and communication problems in children and adults with Down syndrome. Paul H. Brookes Publishing, 1998.
  • Book: THE NATURE OF STUTTERING, Charles van Riper, 1992
  • Book: SPEECH PRODUCTION: MOTOR CONTROL, BRAIN RESEARCH AND FLUENCY DISORDERS, edited by Wouter Hulstijn, Herman F. M. Peters,and Pascal H. H. M. van Lieshout (Elsevier 1997). Authoritative text on the basic science of motor control in speech production. Includes an introduction into the various new brain imaging techniques with special reference to speech production and an account of current studies in fluency disorders.
  • Book: STUTTERING, by C. Woodruff Starkweather & Janet Givens-Ackerman. Pro Ed Inc 1997. Details characteristics and development of stuttering, evaluation, therapy for both adults and children and guidelines for practice in stuttering treatment.
  • Book: NATURE AND TREATMENT OF STUTTERING, by Gerald M. Siegel & Richard F. Curlee. Allyn and Bacon 1997. Details childhood stuttering, difference between stutterers and non-stutterers, etiological views of stuttering and clinical management of children and adults.
  • Book: BEHAVIOURAL MANAGEMENT OF STUTTERING by Mark Onslow, School of Communication Disorders, The University of Sydney. Singular Publishing Group 1996. Describes behavioral stuttering management, management of early stuttering, advanced stuttering, perspectives on stuttering and clinical issues associated with each. Review.
  • Book: CLINICAL DECISION MAKING IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF FLUENCY DISORDERS by Walter Manning. Delmar Publishers 1996. ISBN 0-8273-6396-6.
  • Booklet: STAMMERING: WHAT RESEARCH IS TELLING US by Professor Pam Enderby, Bristol Stammering Research Project. Published by the British Stammering Association. 1996, 28 pages.
  • Book: A HANDBOOK ON STUTTERING, by Oliver Bloodstein, 1995 (5th edition). Details symptoms of stammering, theories, personality and physical constitution, environmental issues and treatments.
  • Book: STUTTERING FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE, edited by Margaret Fawcus. Brings together the work of like-minded therapists who have experience of working with children, adolescents or adults who stammer. Whurr Publishers UK 1995. Review.
  • Book: 'DOES SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY WORK?' - A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE, by Pam Enderby and Joyce Emerson. 1995.
  • Book: THE MANAGEMENT OF STUTTERING IN ADOLESCENCE - a communication skills approach, by Rustin, Spence and Cook. Whurr Publishers, 1995. Review.
  • Book: TWO WORLDS - SELF HELP GROUPS AND PROFESSIONALS, By Judy Wilson (available from BASW Trading Ltd, Publications Department, 16 Kent Street, Birmingham B5 6RD). 1995.
  • Book: STAMMERING, ITS NATURE AND ITS CORRECTION by Ronald Muirden (a stammerer, and former Tutor in Speech Re-education for Stammerers, Inner London Education Authority). Atherley Books 1995. Gives an explanation of the primary and ultimate causes of a stammer examined through the experience of a stammerer. The objective of the book is to produce a free, resonant, reliable voice.
  • Book: THE NEUROPSYCHOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENTAL STUTTERING, by Bernard-Thomas Hartman, PhD. "A psychosocial approach to understanding and treating developmental stuttering". 1994.
  • Book: ASSESSMENT IN SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY, edited by John R Beech and Leonora Harding with Diana Hilton-Jones. Routledge 1993. Review.
  • Book: COMPLEX TREATMENT FOR STUTTERERS. Laszlo Vekassy. Akademiai Kiado, Budapest 1993. Describes the non speech centered approach to stammering. Regards it as a manifestation of interiorized influences and events and erroneously fixated speech behavior. Offers help in correcting speech behavior blocks. Review.
  • Book: ASSESSMENT IN SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY, edited by John R. Beech, Leonora Harding & Diana Hilton-Jones. Routledge 1993. Designed to guide speech therapists in choosing the most appropriate assessments for evaluation, monitoring and intervention.
  • Book: HOW TO SPEAK WELL IN BUSINESS by John Dalby. Aardvark Press 1993, ISBN 0-945777-13-2. Review.
  • Book: CLUTTERING - A CLINICAL PERSPECTIVE edited by Florence L. Myers and Kenneth O. St Louis. Far Communications Ltd 1992. This book concentrates upon the clinical issues of the seriously neglected area of cluttering. Review.
  • Book: THE NATURE OF STUTTERING, Charles van Riper. 1992, 2nd ed. Seeks to define stuttering and its nature and development.
  • Book: PARENTS, FAMILIES AND THE STUTTERING CHILD, Lena Rustin, 1991. A consideration of contemporary intervention approaches with dysfluent children and adolescents and their families, and an invaluable source of clinically useful information.
  • Book: COMMUNICATING QUALITY - PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPISTS, College of Speech and Language Therapy 1991. Professional standards for speech and language therapists.
  • Book: PROGRESS IN THE TREATMENT OF FLUENCY DISORDERS edited by Lena Rustin, Harry Purser and David Rowley. Published by Taylor & Francis Ltd, London 1987. The primary aim of this book is to "inform the professional practice of speech and language clinicians and their colleagues in the caring professions".
  • Book: TECHNIQUES OF STUTTERING THERAPY by Richard E Ham (Prentice Hall Inc 1986). Explains many of the techniques that clinicians employ in stuttering therapy. Includes evaluation, self analysis, relaxation, desensitisation, delayed auditory feedback, masking, rhythm and other techniques
  • Book: STUTTERING WORDS - A GLOSSARY, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.2 (1961) 1986
  • Book: SOCIAL SKILLS AND THE SPEECH IMPAIRED, by Lena Rustin and Armin Kuhr. Taylor and Francis 1989. Deals with the fundamental principles of social skills training, non-verbal communication behaviors, cognition and communication, social skills training for specific client groups and assessment. Includes guidance on use of exercise.
  • Book: DISORDERS OF FLUENCY, second edition, by Peggy Dalton and W J Hardcastle. Cole and Whurr (1977) 1989
  • Book: STUTTERING THERAPY - TRANSFER AND MAINTENANCE, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.19. 1988
  • Book: STUTTERING THERAPY - PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION WITH CHILDREN, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.20. (1985) 1988
  • Book: STUTTERING THERAPIES - PRACTICAL APPROACHES, edited by Celia Levy. Croom Helm 1987.
  • Book: STUTTERING - THEN AND NOW, by George Shames and Herbert Ruben. Merrill USA 1986. Over 500 pages dealing with causation and dynamics and clinical management.
  • Book: STUTTERING THERAPY. A GUIDE TO THE CHARLES VAN RIPER APPROACH by Lloyd M Hulit, (Charles C Thomas 1985). Explains motivation, identification, desensitization, modification and stabilisation for the treatment of the adult stutterer. Includes also therapy for children who stutter.
  • Book: STUTTERING DISORDERS, ed, William H Perkins. A selection of articles on therapies based on the approach that apprehensions and fears are the consequence and not the cause of the stammer, and directed towards facilitating fluency rather than counselling and psycho-therapeutic objectives. Thieme-Stratton, Inc., 1984
  • Book: AN INTEGRATION OF CONTEMPORARY THERAPIES, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.16. 1980
  • Book: PROGRAMMED THERAPY FOR STUTTERING IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS, by Bruce P Ryan. This book aims at helping the reader understand how to understand and conduct speech therapy for people who stutter. Programme design technique and evaluation procedures are discussed in detail resulting in a programmed operant approach to speech therapy. Charles C. Thomas, 1980
  • Book: STUTTER-FREE SPEECH: A GOAL FOR THERAPY, by George Hames & Cheri L Florance. The authors (acknowledging the concept of a 'cure' is contentious) maintain that it is nevertheless possible to achieve stutter-free speech. They present the theoretical underpinnings of their therapy, its phases, and practical considerations for its use. Charles E. Merrill, 1980
  • Book: CONTROVERSIES ABOUT STUTTERING THERAPY, edited by Hugo H Gregory. UPP (USA) 1979. Gives reviews of controversial issues about the evaluation and treatment of stuttering and provides discussion of these issues by recognized authorities representing divergent views.
  • Book: TREATMENT OF THE YOUNG STUTTERER IN THE SCHOOL, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.4. (1964) 1978
  • Book: CONDITIONING IN STUTTERING THERAPY - APPLICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS. From the Stuttering Foundation of America as No7. (1970) 1978.
  • Book: AN ACCOUNT OF INTENSIVE DEMONSTRATION THERAPY, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.8. By C Woodruff Starkweather. (1972) 1978
  • Book: COMMUNICATION IN HUMAN RELATIONS by Charles T Brown and Charles Van Riper (National Textbook Company, Skokie IL, 1975).
  • Book: RESEACH AND EXPERIMENT IN STUTTERING, by H.R. Beech and Fay Fransella. 'A thoughtful, authoritative and comprehensive survey of research and experiment in the field of stuttering up to the present day [1968]'. Pergamon Press, 1971.
  • Book: TRAINING THE THERAPIST, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.5 (1966) 1971
  • Book: STUTTERING: SUCCESSES AND FAILURES IN THERAPY, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.6 (1968) 1972.
  • Book: TREATING THE SCHOOL AGE STUTTERER - A GUIDE FOR CLINICIANS, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.14. By Carl Dell.
  • Book: LEARNING THEORY AND STUTTERING THERAPY, Hugo H. Gregory (ed). 1968. Based upon a set of lectures focusing attention upon the basic principles of learning which have been related to the onset and development of stuttering. Also the application of these learning theory concepts to the treatment of stuttering.
  • Book: THE TREATMENT OF STUTTERING, by Charles Van Riper. Prentice Hall USA 1973.
  • Book: STUTTERING AND ITS TREATMENT, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.1. (1961) 1971
  • Book: CLUTTERING, by Deso A Weiss. This was the first (1964) cmprehensive account of cluttering as a condition separate from, but related to stammering. It contains a detailed account of its diagnosis, therapy and prognosis. Prentice-Hall, 1964.
  • Book: THE SYNDROME OF STUTTERING, Gavin Andrews, Mary Harris, Roger Garside & David Kay. Account of an enquiry into children and adults who stutter, conducted from 1962 to 1964. Discusses diagnosis, knowledge of stuttering and surveys stuttering in different groups of schoolchildren.
  • Book: WORD BLINDNESS OR SPECIFIC DEVELOPMENTAL DYSLEXIA, edited by Alfred White Franklin. Pitman Medical Publishing Company 1962. Proceedings of a conference called by the Invalid Children's Aid Association on word blindness and dyslexia.
  • Book: THE RIDDLE OF STUTTERING, by C. S. Bluemel. Interstate Publishing Company 1957. The writer tries to answer the riddle of stuttering in the field of psychiatry. To help the stammerer attain fluency, to appraise the speech correctionist and the stutterer himself.
  • Book: LAW, MEDICINE AND ETHICS: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF LORD JAKOBOVITS, John Carrier ed. et. al. General philosophical essays on medical ethics. Cancerkin Centre, 2007.
  • Book: JAKANIE, Zbigniew Tarkowski. A book, in Polish, on speech and language therapy. Wydawnictwo Harmonia, 2010.

Children

  • Book: TEMPERAMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL STUTTERING, Eggers, Kurt  Publisher Tilburg University, 2012. This book is a university thesis aimed at gaining an in depth insight into the relation between temperament and developmental stammering.
  • Book: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF CHILDHOOD STUTTERING, by Edward Conture. The author discusses current, data-based approaches to the assessment and treatment of preschool-aged children who stammer. Special attention is paid to emotional and speech-language contributions to early stammering. Stuttering Foundation of America, 2010
  • Book: PRACTICAL INVERVENTION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD STAMMERING: PALIN PCI APPROACH. By Elaine Kelman & Alison Nicholas. This manual from the Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children is a detailed guide, with companion DVD, for therapists working with young children who stammer. Speechmark Publishing, 2008. Review.
  • Book: WORKING WITH DYSFLUENT CHILDREN: PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO ASSESSMENT AND THERAPY, by Trudy Stewart and Jackie Turnbull. This expanded and revised edition analyses dysfluency in children and provides the reader with practical ways of handling such difficulties in collaboration with the child, its parents and carers. Speechmark, 2007. (Also 2003 edition.) Reviews.
  • Book: FIFTY GREAT ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN WHO STUTTER, by Peter Reitzes. Intended for children between 7 and 12, this book contains a large collection of insights and ideas for therapy success, together with 50 possible activities for young stutterers. Pro-Ed, 2006. Review.
  • Book: THE TREATMENT OF STUTTERING IN THE YOUNG SCHOOL-AGED CHILD, edited by Roberta Lees and Cameron Stark. Primarily for students and clinicians working with children who stutter aged 7-12. Presents a number of different treatments. The contributors also discuss theoretical models on which these are based and ways of measuring outcomes. 2005. Review.
  • Book: EARLY CHILDHOOD STUTTERING, by Ehud Yairi and Nicoline Grinager Ambrose. Deals with early childhood stuttering. Onset, characteristics, motor and cognitive aspects, parental involvement, & treatment. Pro-ed Inc, 2005. Review.
  • Book: THE GENIUS OF DEAN WILLIAMS, Dean Williams. Selection of articles by a well-known American speech therapist on various aspects of speech therapy, many to do with children. Stuttering Foundation of America, 2004.
  • Book: THE LIDCOMBE PROGRAMME OF EARLY STUTTERING INTERVENTION: A CLINICIAN'S GUIDE, by Mark Onslow, Ann Packman & Elisabeth Harrison. Pro-ed 2003. Clinician's guide providing basic information about the Lidcombe early stuttering intervention programme, which is a parent conducted behavioral treatment designed for young children.
  • Book: HOW TO MANAGE COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS IN YOUNG CHILDREN by Myra Kersner & Jannet A Wright (Eds). 2002. Guide to understanding and helping children whose speech and language is delayed or impaired. Provides an overview of normal development and speech and language difficulties in young children. For parents and professionals.
  • Book: THE SCHOOL-AGE CHILD WHO STUTTERS: WORKING EFFECTIVELY WITH ATTITUDES AND EMOTIONS...A WORKBOOK, by Kristin A. Chmela and Nina Reardon. 2001, Stuttering Foundation of America. Lots of ideas for working with school-age children.
  • Book: THE HANDBOOK OF EARLY STUTTERING INTERVENTION, by Mark Onslow & Ann Packman. Singular Publishing Group 1999. Practical hands-on text written by leaders in the field of stuttering. Compilation of state of the art treatment strategies for stuttering in the preschool years. Covers treatment of early stuttering, treatment approaches and various treatment programmes.
  • Book: USING INTERACTIVE IMAGEWORK WITH CHILDREN: WALKING ON THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN, by Deborah Plummer. Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1999. Practical guide to working interactively with children's natural imaginative abilities in order to encourage creative thinking, higher self esteem and effective stress management.
  • Book: ASSESSMENT AND THERAPY FOR YOUNG DYSFLUENT CHILDREN - FAMILY INTERACTION by Lena Rustin, Willie Botterill, Elaine Kelman. Whurr Publishers 1996.
  • Book: WORKING WITH DYSFLUENT CHILDREN, by Trudy Stewart and Jackie Turnbull.
  • Book: THE CHILD WHO STUTTERS; TO THE PEDIATRICIAN, Barry Guitar and Edward G. Conture. Stuttering Foundation of America 1991. Most children go through a period of disfluency as they learn to speak. Early intervention by the pediatrician can help parents understand and thus minimise the problem.
  • Book: TREATMENT OF STUTTERING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD: METHODS AND ISSUES, by David Prins & Roger J Ingham.This book consists of 6 chapters by various authors with special emphasis on current (1983) behavioural treatments and evaluation as a basis for intervention. College-Hill Press, 1983
  • Book: STUTTERING - ITS PREVENTION, from the Stuttering Foundation of America as No.3. (1961) 1979. Written for all parents who do not want their children to stutter. Offers advice and suggestions.
  • Book: PRIMARY HEALTHCARE WORKERS PROJECT by Elaine Christie, British Stammering Association. The full report from our Primary Healthcare Workers Project: "a four year investigation into changing referral patterns to ensure the early identification and referral of dysfluent pre-schoolers in the UK". The report includes methodology, results, discussion, and recommendations arising from the project findings. Reference copy also available for consultation by appointment at BSA office.
  • Book: PRIMARY HEALTHCARE WORKERS PROJECT: A SUMMARY REPORT by Elaine Christie, British Stammering Association. Summary of the full report above.
  • Book: REASONS AND REMEDIES, by Patricia Sims. Mortimore books 2000. Understanding and treatment of children's problems including speech and language difficulties, autism, dyslexia, mental illness, ADHD, convulsions and dyspraxia.
  • Book: Listening to children and young people with speech, language and communication needs, by Sue Roulstone & Sharynne Mcleod, ed. This book deals with the particular challenges of listening to children and young people with SLCN. J.& R. Press, 2011.

Counselling and psychotherapy

  • Book: A PSYCHOLOGY FOR LIVING - PERSONAL CONSTRUCT THEORY FOR PROFESSIONALS AND CLIENTS (2nd edn), by Peggy Dalton and Gavin Dunnett. An update of the 1st edition, whose purpose was to make George Kelly's ideas on PCT available to a wider range of readers. The new edition includes a new chapter on the use of PCP in work for organisations, plus amendments to other chapters. Whurr Publishers, 2005. Review (1st edition, 1990). Review.
  • Book: EFFECTIVE COUNSELLING IN STUTTERERING THERAPY, from the Stuttering Foundation of America. This book helps the clinician have a better understanding of the counselling aspect of therapy and suggests ways to use it effectively. It is a 2006 reprint of a 2003 selection of articles by different authors on the current role of counselling in the treatment of stutterers, from parents of preschoolers to adults. 104 pages.
  • Book: WANTING TO TALK: COUNSELLING CASE STUDIES IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS, edited by Diana Syder. Whurr 1998. Demonstrates the process of counselling and the various counselling approaches that may be used with people who have communication disorders. Deals also with psychodynamic counselling, psychotherapy, personal construct therapy and hypnosis
  • Book: WORKING WITH STUTTERING: A PERSONAL CONSTRUCT THERAPY APPROACH, by Rosemarie Hayhow and Celia Levy. Winslow Press 1989.
  • Book: PERSONAL CHANGE AND RECONSTRUCTION: RESEARCH ON A TREATMENT OF STUTTERING, by Fay Fransella. Academic Press Inc 1972. Formulates a personal constuct theory of stuttering and tests it by treating a group of stutterers along the lines dictated by the theory.

Reference

(Not to be taken out, but can be consulted in the BSA office by appointment - telephone 020-8983 1003 or email mail@stammering.org)

  • Book: THEORY, RESEARCH AND THERAPY IN FLUENCY DISORDERS: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 4TH WORLD CONGRESS ON FLUENCY DISORDERS in Montreal August 2003. International Fluency Association.
  • Book: PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTH OXFORD DYSFLUENCY CONFERENCE (2002), Kevin L. Baker, Dave T. Rowley (eds).
  • Book: PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIFTH OXFORD DYSFLUENCY CONFERENCE (1999), Kevin L. Baker, Lena Rustin and Frances Cook.
  • Book: CLINICAL GUIDELINES BY CONSENSUS FOR SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPISTS, Royal College of Speech and Language therapists. Department of Health 1998.
  • Book: 2ND WORLD CONGRESS ON FLUENCY DISORDERS (1997), International Fluency Association. Nijmegen University Press. Proceedings of the 2nd world congress on fluency disorders.
  • Ring binder: SUCCESSFUL STUTTERING MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME: FOR ADOLESCENT AND ADULT STUTTERERS, by Dorvan H. Brietenfeldt & Delores Rustad Lorenze. 1989. Designed for groups of adolescent and adult secondary stutterers. Provides a practical hands on approach to stuttering therapy.
  • Books: FACILITATING FLUENCY: TRANSFER STRATEGIES FOR ADULT STUTTERING TREATMENT PROGRAMS, by William G. Webster & Marie G. Poulos. Communications skill builders Inc 1989. Clients manuals and clinicians guide to accompany the programme based upon fluency maintenance work . Discuss skills and attitudes which support the successful use of fluency skills and promote easy communication.
  • Book: SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY SERVICES AND MANAGEMENT IN THE INTERNAL MARKET, by Nicholas May & Catherine Pope. Kings Fund Publishing 1997. Examines the findings of a national survey of NHS speech and language therapy managers and assesses the impact made by the reforms on this highly specialised profession.
  • Papers & CD ROM: LET THE WORDS FLOW WITH DR FLUENCY, by Speech Therapy Systems Ltd. Computer based fluency program. See article on Dr Fluency software. A demonstration copy of Dr Fluency is installed at our office. Any speech and language therapist or BSA member wishing to try the software for themselves is welcome to use our facilities. Please call 020-8983 1003 to make an appointment.