A Fluency Disorders Prevention Program for Preschoolers and Children in the Primary Grades A fluency disorders prevention program for classroom use, designed to develop the feeling of fluency control in normally fluent preschool and primary grade children, is described. The program addresses the affective, behavioral, and cognitive aspects of fluency and features activities that not only develop the child’s fluency motor skills but ... Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus  |   September 01, 1991
A Fluency Disorders Prevention Program for Preschoolers and Children in the Primary Grades
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Eugene B. Cooper, EdD
    The University of Alabama Box 870242 Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0242
  • Crystal S. Cooper
    The Tuscaloosa City Schools, Alabama
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Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus   |   September 01, 1991
A Fluency Disorders Prevention Program for Preschoolers and Children in the Primary Grades
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, September 1991, Vol. 1, 28-31. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0101.28
History: Received May 31, 1991 , Accepted June 27, 1991
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, September 1991, Vol. 1, 28-31. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0101.28
History: Received May 31, 1991; Accepted June 27, 1991

A fluency disorders prevention program for classroom use, designed to develop the feeling of fluency control in normally fluent preschool and primary grade children, is described. The program addresses the affective, behavioral, and cognitive aspects of fluency and features activities that not only develop the child’s fluency motor skills but also teach the language of fluency by developing the child’s metalinguistic skills.

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