Speakers: George Fourlas, M.Ed., M.Sc., Speech & Language Therapist, Fluency Specialist
& Dimitris Marousos, M.Sc., Speech & Language Therapist, Fluency Specialist.
Date: Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
Time: 3-4:30pm ET
Description: Lexipontix is a structured therapy program for children who stutter aged 8 to 12 years. The program addresses the overall stuttering experience of the child and family, aimed at “Communication Restructuring” (Fourlas & Marousos, 2014). It is based on the theoretical principles and clinical practices of: CBT, SFBT, Palin PCI, Fluency Shaping and Stuttering Modification—integrating these practices in a child-friendly manner. In this workshop, the theme, structure, the clinical tools of the program will be discussed in relation to their theoretical underpinnings and clinical rationale.
• Note: Please register if you can attend the LIVE event only. A recording will be available on our Streaming Video Site for a small fee ($10) within a few weeks.
• Target Audience: SLPs, Parents of Children who Stutter, Researchers.
• There is no fee for this event. *This course is not eligible for CEUs
Bios: George Fourlas is a Speech and Language Therapist, Fluency Specialist (EFS), head of the Stuttering Research and Therapy Centre (ΚΕΘΤ) in Athens, Greece. He is lecturer and coach in the European Clinical Specialization in Fluency (ECSF). He is involved in clinical work, research, teaching and clinical supervision. He is a member of the IALP fluency committee and the Greek SIG in Fluency Disorders.
Dimitris Marousos is a Speech and Language Therapist, Fluency Specialist (EFS), clinical supervisor of the Speech and Language Centre EU-LEGEIN in Volos, Greece. He is a mentor in the European Clinical Specialization in Fluency (ECSF). He has extensive experience in clinical supervision, and he conducts research in the area of stuttering. He is a member of the IFA Professional Liaison Committee and a member of the Greek SIG in fluency disorders.