Ghent Something Totally Random


Friday, March 9, 2012

08.00 am


08.45 am

Opening Symposium

09.00 am

Neural control and sensorimotor mechanisms in stuttering: perspectives and experiments. Ludo Max (University of Washington, Seattle) Abstract

10.00 am

Long-term outcomes and the Comprehensive Stuttering Program. Marilyn Langevin (Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research, University of Alberta) Abstract

11.00 am

Coffee break

11.30 am

Fluency treatment from the client's perspective. Norbert Lieckfeldt (Chief Executive, British Stammering Association) pdf

12.30 pm



01.30 pm

Poster session 

  1. 1. Respiratory sinus arrythmia of preschool-age children who stutter. R. Jones, A.Ntourou,
        & A.Buhr pdf
  2. 2. Auditory attention shifting in children who stutter. E. Jansson-Verkasalo. K. Eggers, K. Aro,
        L.F.De Nil, & B.R.H. Van Den Bergh pdf
  3. 3. Endogenous and exogenous response control in childhood stuttering. K. Eggers, B. R. H.
         Van den Bergh, & L. F. De Nil pdf
  4. 4. Acoustic voice analysis in person who stutter. N. Dobrota-Davidovic, & J. Otasevic
  5. 5. Voice Articulation among Serbian CWS and CWNS. J. Tadic, N. Dobrota-Davidovic, & D.
         Soster pdf
  6. 6. Working towards minimal standards for European fluency specialists. M. Pertijs, K. Eggers, M. Leahy, & L. F. De Nil pdf
  7. 7. Stammering as a conflict of cognitive processes. M. Gattie pdf
  8. 8. Assessing stuttering by means of ISI, a phonetical fluency index. A. Leclercq, M. Piccaluga,
        K. Huet, & B. Harmegnies pdf
  9. 9. Evaluating Pragmatic Skills in stuttering two-to five-year olds in Flanders. E. Hoste, M.
        Cocquyt, & I. De Sadeleer pdf
  10. 10.Conditioning of the speech activity in early stuttering: A case report. M. Cosyns pdf 
  11. 11. Providing Counseling to parents of children who stutter. A. McGuire pdf
  12. 12. Frequency Standard Speech and Language Related Dysfluencies in Dutch Adolescents.
    M. Pertijs
  13. 13. Listening to individuals Talk about Stuttering: A Potential Learning Tool. M. Langevin, L.
          Elsinga, K. Evans, D. Kulchytska, C. O'Dell, & D. Kully
  14. 14. Viewing and Transcribing Stories of Individuals who Stutter as a Learning Tool. M.
           Langevin, S. Connatty, K. Dole, A. Grimard, J. L. Kelly, S. Mosaico, R. Reid, M. Wrightly, &
           D. Kully
  15. 15. Decrease in stuttering severity resulting from intensive stationary group treatment. D.
          Soster, J. Tadic, & N.D. Davidovic pdf
  16. 16. Inhibitory control in adults who stutter. K. Eggers & H. Alewaters pdf
  17. 17. Creating stuttering awareness in Nigeria. G. Ademola-Sokoya pdf
  18. 18. Modification through playing. T. Tammemäe, & M. Jahu pdf
  19. 19. Orofacial resistive exercises for adults with severe stuttering.T. Nabieva pdf
  20. 20. Phi-features across developmental and acquired disorders. B.Arsenijevic, & S. Martinez-  
          Ferreiro pdf


 02.30 pm

Emerging topics in fluency research: Session 1

02.30-02.45  Is Speech Fluency Facilitated By Alignment Between Speakers? A. Buhr pdf
02.45-03.00  Implicit learning in stuttering and Parkinson's disease: Event-related potentials. S.
                     Smits-Bandstra pdf
03.00-03.30  Separating the problem and the person: insights from Narrative Therapy. M.
                     O'Dwyer,  & F. Ryan pdf


03.30 pm

Coffee Break

04.00 pm

Parallel sessions

Session A  
04.00-04.30  Prevalance of cluttering in school aged children. Y. van Zaalen
04.30-05.00  Screening school-aged children for stuttering. P. Howell 

Session B  
04.00-04.30  Co-morbidity between stuttering and specific learning disorders: some
                    epidemiologic evidences.
D. Tomaiuoli, F. Del Gado, R. Siddi, & E. Pasqua
04.30-05.00  Fluency disorders and Asperger Syndrome- are they stuttering? J. Carmona pdf           

Session C          
04.00-05.00  Sun, snow, flower as metaphors in therapy. S. Brignone Raulin pdf pdf2

Session D               
04.00-05.00   From genes to social context: understanding and treating stuttering in a biopsycho-
                     social  framework.
T. Weidig, & G. Michaux  pdf


Saturday, March 10, 2012

09.00 am

The big leap: Understanding stuttering within the context of developmental cognitive neuroscience. Deryk Beal  (Boston University, Boston, MA, USA) pdf

10.00 am

The treatment of chronic stuttering: benefits and challenges. Susan Block (Senior Lecturer, School of Human Communication Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia) pdf

11.00 am

Coffee break

11.30 am

Bridges: reflections on the therapeutic alliance. Trudy Stewart (Stammering Support Centre, Leeds Community Healthcare) Abstract

12.30 pm


01.30 pm

Emerging topics in fluency research: session 2

01.30-01.45  Psychophysiological correlates of emotional processes in children who stutter. H.
                     Arnold pdf

01.45-02.00  Behavioral correlates of emotional processes in young children who stutter. K. Ntourou pdf
02.00-02.15  Neurophysiological analyses of speech perception and production in adults who
S. Vanhoutte pdf
02.15-02.30  Neural correlates of neurogenic stuttering following stroke. C. Theys pdf


02.40 pm

Parallel sessions Abstracts
Session A 
02.40-03.10  Where art meets science: alternative narratives in therapy and research. J.
                    McCormack, M. Carroll, F. Ryan, & M. O'Dwyer pdf

03.10-03.40  Linguistic fluency in narrative tasks of persons with cluttering. Y. van Zaalen 

Session B  
02.40-03.10  Communication strategies in therapy with stuttering children, parent's experiences. J.
                    De Goede pdf

03.10-03.40  Education of European fluency specialists. Leahy, M, & Hylebos, C. pdf

Session C          
02.40-03.40  The Fluency - accuracy trade-off: what it is and why it matters. P. Brocklehurst  pdf

Session D       
02.40-03.40  Therapy for Young Stuttering Children with Cognitive and Emotional Problems. M. 
                    Bezemer  pdf


03.40 pm

Coffee Break

04.00 pm

Stuttering Therapy: Using the 'Ridiculum!' Curse. Joseph Agius (University of Malta) pdf

05.00 pm