Fluency Shaping for 6- to 9-Year-Olds
Euler (2020)[ref]Harald A Euler, Anna Merkel, Katja Hente, Nicole Neef, Alexander Wolff von Gudenberg, Katrin Neumann. Speech restructuring group treatment for 6-to-9-year-old children who stutter: A therapeutic trial. J Commun Disord. Jan-Feb 2021;89:106073. doi: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2020.106073.[/ref] had 119 children and their parents do a six-day intensive fluency shaping program, followed by six months of maintenance therapy. Treatment included group therapy and regular therapy at home. More than 80% of the children had large improvements in fluency a year after treatment. 17% of the children experienced no benefits.
For more about fluency shaping therapy see the adult therapies section of this book.
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