3rd International Conference on Stuttering

ROME, ITALY - JUNE 14-16, 2018

Programme

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THURSDAY 14TH JUNE 2018

08:00 - 08:45     Conference Registration
08:45 - 09:00     Opening Remarks

Recent Advances

09:00 - 09:40     Genetics: State of the art and future research Nancy Cox
09:40 - 10.10     Neuronal aspects of stuttering in adulthood Nicole Neef
10:10 - 10:25     Discussion with the session presenters
10:25 - 10:50     Coffee break

Dynamic Aspects

10:50 - 11:05     Can motor deficits occur in stuttering without simultaneous language or auditory problems Sarah Vanhoutte, Patrick Santens, John Van Borsel
11:05 - 11:20     Trait and state markers of speech intention and preparation in persons who stutter Alexandra Korzeczek, Walter Paulus, Martin Sommer
11:20 - 11:35     Neural dynamics in persistent developmental stuttering: a suggestion for innovative treatments? Pierpaolo Busan, Giovanni Del Ben, Emanuela Formaggio, Simona Bernardini, Giulia Natarelli, Giorgio Arcara, Paolo Manganotti, Pier Paolo Battaglini
11:35 - 11:50     Muscular interplay in persistent developmental stuttering: a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation study Giovanni Del Ben, Antonietta Tantone, Livia Halaj, Simona Bernardini, Giulia Natarelli, Paolo Manganotti, Pier Paolo Battaglini, Pierpaolo Busan

Attitudes, Perceptions, and Experiences

11.50 - 12:05     The International Project on Attitudes Toward Human Attributes: An Update on Nearly 20 Years of Research Kenneth O. St. Louis
12:05 - 12:30     The importance of self-perceptions and perceptions of others on stuttering. Going beyond the iceberg analogy Stefanie Adriaensen
12:30 - 12:45     Discussion with the session presenters
12:45 - 13:45     Lunch

Treating Younger Clients

13:45 - 14:15     Masterclass: Designing treatment for adolescents Robyn Lowe, Brenda Carey, Monique Amato
14:15 - 14:40     Stuttering and being made a fool of: what to do? Donatella Tomaiuoli
14:40 - 14:55     Music theater and stuttering: experience of intervention on attitude and communication skills Anna Accornero, Anna Trucco

Bilingualism and Treatment

14:55 - 15:20     How does Language Development interact with Early Stuttering: Treatment implications? Rosalee C. Shenker
15:20 - 15:35     Different Cultures, different practices? Working with Bilingual Children who stutter, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds Rosalee C. Shenker, Valerie P.C. Lim
15:35 - 16:00     Tea break
16:00 - 17:30     Workshop 1: Communication, Not Fluency: Implications for Treating School-Age Children Who Stutter Ellen Kelly

FRIDAY 15TH JUNE 2018

Recent Advances

08:45 - 09:15     Neuroanatomical bases of childhood stuttering persistence and recovery Soo Eun Chang
09:15 - 09:45     Computerized index for assessing stuttering severity Ofer Amir
09:45 - 10:00     Discussion with the session presenters

Recent Advances

10:00 - 10:15     Recovery of stuttering in preschool-age children: 9 year outcomes in a clinical population Marie-Christine J.P. Franken, Simone P.C. Koenraads, Carike E.M. Holtmaat, Mark P. van der Schroeff
10:15 - 10:30     Natural recovery from stuttering within a clinical cohort of pre-schoolers Brenda Carey, Mark Onslow, Sue O’Brian
10:30 - 10:45     Mock MRI training procedures improve chances of successful MRI data acquisition in pre- school-age children who do and do not stutter Chelsea Johnson, Saralyn Rubsam, Megan Sheppard, Ho Ming Chow, Soo-Eun Chang
10:45 - 11:10     Coffee break

Emotions, Stuttering and Treatment

11:10 - 11:35     Emotion/Temperament Factors Kurt Eggers
11:35 - 12:00     Avoidance Reduction Therapy for Stuttering (ARTS ): an Introduction to Treatment principles Vivian Sisskin
12:00 - 12:25     CBTPsych: An etherapy program for anxiety management in adults who stutter Ross Menzies
12:25 - 12:45     Discussion with the session presenters
12:45 - 13:45     Lunch

Treating Younger Clients

13:45 - 14:15     Masterclass: Designing treatment for adolescents Elaine Kelman
14:15 - 14:40     Therapy for school-age children Sharon Millard
14:40 - 15:05     Tailoring Therapy to Fit Children's Temperaments Ellen Kelly
15:05 - 15:20     Discussion with the session presenters
15:20 - 16:00     Tea break / Posters session (posters exhibition with authors)
16:00 - 17:30     Workshop 2: The RESTART Demands & Capacities Model based treatment program for Preschool Children who Stutter Marie-Christine J.P. Franken


SATURDAY 16TH JUNE 2018

Stuttering Treatment Innovation

08:45 - 09:15     Back to the future: A virtual clinic for stuttering Mark Onslow, Ross Menzies, Ann Packman, Robyn Lowe, Sue O’Brian
09:15 - 09:40     How Should We Interact with Adults Who Stutter? Let’s Hear from Them Kenneth O. St. Louis
09:40 - 10:05     Life is beautiful Joseph Agius
10:05 - 10:35     Pharmacological Treatment of Stuttering Gerald Maguire
10:35 - 11:05     Coffee break
11:05 - 11:35     Comments on natural recovery, new/future treatments and ethics Ehud Yairi
11:35 - 12:10     Discussion with the session presenters

Recent Advances and Mappings

12:10 - 12:30     Do emotionally arousing personal experiences affect how a person who stutters is perceived? Data from neurological and psychophysical responses Glenn Tellis, Cara Imbalzano, D’manda Price, Elizabeth Heinmiller, Jordan Seprosky, Cari Tellis, Rickson Mesquita, Sergio L. Novi Jr., Arjun Yodh
12:30 - 12:45     Relation between stuttering anxiety disorders and psychopathological symptoms in Italian preadolescents who stutter Giulia Natarelli, Simona Bernardini, Silvia Lanfranchi
12:45 - 13:00     Mapping Italy: Inquiry into education and training, attitudes and (possible) clinical practices on stuttering of Federazione Logopedisti Italiani (FLI) members Sonia Patrizi, Claudio Zmarich, Federica Chiari, Pasqualina Andretta
13:00 - 13:15     Best Thesis Award and Best Paper Award
13:15 - 14:00     Lunch
14:00 - 15:30     Workshop 3: Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for adults and teenagers who stutter Ross Menzies
15:30 - 16:30     Conference Summary: What’s next? All the keynote speakers
16:30     Closing of the Conference