Assessment of Cluttering

Assessment of Cluttering
Dr. Kathleen Scaler Scott, CCC-SLP

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In this seminar, practical strategies for evaluating clients with suspected cluttering are presented. Content includes current best practice for: defining cluttering, evaluating cluttering, differential diagnosis of cluttering features from other disorders. Tools and strategies are based in dispelling myths about cluttering and focusing on the current state of evidence in the area of cluttering.

ASHA: 0.2 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level

CA SLPAHB: 2.0 hrs

CMH: 2.0 hrs

Kathleen Scaler Scott is a practicing speech-language pathologist, Board Certified Fluency Specialist, and Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at Monmouth University, USA. Her research interests are largely in cluttering, atypical disfluency, fluency and concomitant disorders, and speech and fluency development in individuals on the autism spectrum. She is the co-editor of Cluttering: A Handbook of Research, Intervention, and Education (Psychology Press, 2011), co-author of Managing Cluttering: A Comprehensive Guidebook of Activities (Pro-Ed, Inc., 2013), and author of the newly released book Fluency Plus: Managing Fluency Disorders in Individuals with Multiple Diagnoses (SLACK, Inc.). Dr. Scaler Scott has spoken nationally and internationally on the topics of fluency and social pragmatic disorders. She was the first Coordinator of the International Cluttering Association, and is the recipient of the 2018 Deso Weiss Award for Excellence in the Field of Cluttering, and the 2018 Professional of the Year award from the National Stuttering Association.

Learner Outcome 1: Define cluttering according to the Lowest Common Denominator definition

Learner Outcome 2: State two myths and two truths about diagnosing cluttering

Learner Outcome 3: State 3 strategies for differential diagnosis of cluttering, stuttering, atypical disfluency, and covert stuttering Learner Outcome 4: State two strategies for differential diagnosis of cluttering features from other concomitant disorders

This course must be watched in its entirety. In order to receive the CMH or the CEU certificate, a quiz is required to be completed with 80% success.

Financial— Dr. Scaler Scott receives a speaking fee from the Lavi Institute/Power Up Conference

Nonfinancial— Dr. Scaler Scott is the co-editor of Cluttering: A Handbook of Research, Intervention, and Education (Psychology Press, 2011), co-author of Managing Cluttering: A Comprehensive Guidebook of Activities (Pro-Ed, Inc., 2013), and author of the newly released book Fluency Plus: Managing Fluency Disorders in Individuals with Multiple Diagnoses (SLACK, Inc.).

15 mins – Disclosures, Introduction

60 mins – objectives

Define cluttering according to the Lowest Common Denominator definition

State two myths and two truths about diagnosing cluttering

State 3 strategies for differential diagnosis of cluttering, stuttering, atypical disfluency, and covert stuttering Learner State two strategies for differential diagnosis of cluttering features from other concomitant disorders

30 mins – Review of recommended methodology and strategies

15 mins – Q&A

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Course: 0086
Assessment of Cluttering

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