Keynote Speakers

Vivian Sisskin, University of Maryland, USA
Talk Title: Stuttering treatment within a social model of disability: resolving contradictions and double messages

Vivian Sisskin

Vivian Sisskin is a clinical professor at the University of Maryland, an ASHA Fellow, and a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. She served as Coordinator for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 4 (Fluency Disorders), Chair of ASHA’s Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and received ASHA’s Media Champion Award. Sisskin served as Vice-Chair of the American Board on Fluency and Fluency Disorders and is a faculty member for the Stuttering Foundation’s Mid-Atlantic Workshop. She was named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year by the National Stuttering Association. She owns the Sisskin Stuttering Center in the Washington DC area.
www.sisskin.com
https://www.sisskinstutteringcenter.com

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Supporting Publications

Journal of Communication Disorders

Journal of Fluency Disorders

 
ODC
Organised by
 
  • Michael Pain Centre
  • George Washington Centre
  • Elsevier
Supported by
 
  • The Stuttering Foundation
  • Action for Stammering Children
Co-Sponsors
 
  • Michael Pain Centre
  • The George Washington University
  • European Clinical Specialization in Fluency Disorders
  • FluencyBank