FOUR SEASONS STUTTERING THERAPY AVENEL: A TREATMENT PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WHO STUTTER
Speech and Hearing Associates in collaboration with Seton Hall University is pleased to announce a new treatment program for children who stutter. Based on evidence based treatment research, the yearlong program is designed to teach fluency enhancing skills, promote positive self-esteem, and educate parents to support their child’s communication success.
This innovative program, specifically for children ages 6-10 years old, will begin with five weeks of intensive therapy that will transition into follow up sessions every 8 weeks. The first five weeks will occur on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings (10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) from July 23 – August 27, 2014. The follow up sessions will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on October 11, 2014; December 6, 2014; February 7, 2015; April 11, 2015; June 6, 2015. Click here for more details.
The five week segment will consist of individual and group sessions held three times a week for a total of 2.5 hours per day. The follow up sessions will consist of 2 hour individual and group therapy held on weekends on alternate months.
Two parent workshop are included as part of this program. In addition, materials and objectives will be shared with participants’ private and/or school speech therapists.
Prior to beginning program, the child needs to have had a speech language evaluation. Most insurance will cover the cost of the initial speech language evaluation.
The cost for the 50 hour program is $1000. To enroll, complete the application form and submit with a deposit in the amount of $250. The deposit will be applied to the program fee. The deposit is not refundable unless the evaluation determines that the child is not eligible for the program.