How to Navigate Bullying with Students who Stutter

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Marisha McGrorty, MS, CCC-SLP and Nina Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F
In this podcourse, Nina Reeves provides practical strategies that SLPs can use when decreasing the impact of bullying on their students using a team-based approach. After providing an overview of the research related to bullying and students who stutter, Nina explains how SLPs can work with parents, teachers, and students to decrease the impact of bullying.

By the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify three strategies that SLPs can use when supporting parents of students who are experiencing bullying.
  2. Identify three strategies that teachers can use when supporting students who are experiencing bullying.
  3. Describe the SLP’s role in decreasing the impact of bullying for students who stutter.
About Marisha: Marisha earned her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. She has worked as a school-based SLP and shares therapy ideas and resources on her blog (SLP Now). Marisha also developed a membership for SLPs that includes digital tools and resources to streamline evidence-based therapy.

About Nina: Nina Reeves, M.S. CCC-SLP, BCS-F is a board-certified specialist in fluency disorders. Nina is staff fluency specialist for Frisco ISD and fluency specialist consultant for San Diego Unified Schools. Nina is a nationally recognized workshop presenter in the area of fluency disorders and is an author of clinically-based materials. She is co-owner of Stuttering Therapy Resources. Nina is a recipient of numerous awards, including the ASH-F Van Hattum Award for outstanding contributions to public schools. She is also the recipient of the ASHA Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Preschool-Grade 12 Education Settings.
Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Time-Ordered Agenda:
0-5 minutes: Introduction
5-10 minutes: Bullying vs. Teasing
10-20 minutes: The Research on Bullying for Students Who Stutter
20-30 minutes: What SLPs Can Do to Support Parents
30-40 minutes: What Teachers Can Do to Support Students Who Stutter
40-50 minutes: What is the SLP’s Role in Decreasing the Impact of Bullying?
50-60 minutes: Q&A

Disclosure Statement for Marisha McGrorty:

Financial: Marisha McGrorty is a presenter for and receives royalties. 

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Disclosure Statement for Nina Reeves:

Financial: Nina Reeves is a presenter for and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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