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Mindfulness Speaks: Considerations in Stuttering Therapy
Speaker: Kristin Chmela M.A., CCC-SLP BCS-F; Director, Chmela Fluency Center Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Co-Director, Camp Shout Out Holton, Michigan

Date: April 29, 2021

Time: 12-1:15pm ET

Teaching mindfulness practices to children and adults is n an increasingly popular topic of research and application in several fields, therapies, and even schools for children of all ages. Mindfulness practices are shown to improve one's overall wellbeing, and to enhance attention and focus, regulation, memory, and self-acceptance. Currently, mindfulness is being discussed in the stuttering literature. This webinar enhances participants' understanding of mindfulness and provides insights into the manner in which mindfulness may positively impact the stuttering therapy process.

• Target Audience: Speech-Language Pathologists*
• There is no fee for this event.
• *This course is not eligible for CEUs at this time
• Please register if available for the live event only. A recording may be available at a later date on our streaming site for a small fee.

Bio: Kristin Chmela M.A., CCC-SLP, is a board certified fluency specialist and has provided services to individuals with fluency disorders for thirty-five years. She is an author, lecturer, consultant, and owner and director of Chmela Fluency Center in the Chicago suburban area. Kristin is the co-founder and co-director of the Treatment and Training Program at Camp Shout Out. In addition, Kristin has completed 400 hours of training in yoga and mindfulness as well as the Stop and Breathe training course. She is passionate about sharing the mindfulness experience with professionals, clients, and others.

Apr 29, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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