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Demystifying Stuttering from Both a Professional and Personal Perspective





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Presenter: Lori Melnitsky, M.A., CCC-SLP

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020

: 5:30pm

Workshop: 5:45pm-9:00pm

Member: $60.00

Student Member- $25.00

Non-Member Professional- $85.00

February  25, 2020 snow date 

This program is offered for .3 ASHA CEUs Intermediate Level: Professional Area



Lori Melnitsky, M.A., CCC-SLP will be receiving an honorarium from LISHA for her presentation.


Lori Melnitsky, M.A., CCC-SLP has no non-financial relationships to report. 


Campo Salisbury Center, 718 The Plain Road, Westbury, NY 11590

Workshop Coordinator

Francine Pickus, M.S., CCC-SLP, Director of Speech-Language Pathology


This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the complexities of stuttering, from both the professional perspective of a speech pathologist who specializes in stuttering, and her personal perspective, as a someone who overcame a severe stuttering disorder. Participants will be provided with assessment methods and treatment plans to address dysfluency and underlying related components. Examples and case studies will be provided along with tools for treatment.


Lori Melnitsky, M.A.,CCC-SLP is the director of All Island Speech and Stuttering Therapy in Plainview, NY.  She has been a speech-language pathologist for over 27 years and specializes in stuttering, as well as oral motor therapy, for all ages.  Lori has run National Stuttering Association support group meetings, taught graduate classes on fluency disorders at a local university, and is a published author. Lori has been featured in Newsday and Verizon Fios. Lori provides teletherapy in New York and New Jersey.

**LISHA speaker selection does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or procedures. We reserve the right to substitute speakers due to circumstances beyond our control**

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

1.    List different stuttering patterns.
2.    Identify two stuttering measures.
3.    Demonstrate understanding of the emotional side of stuttering.
4.    Distinguish between normal stuttering,and non-developmental stuttering.
5.    Identify strategies to improve communication and fluency.


5:30-5:45  Registration and Light Refreshments
5:45-6:15  History of Stuttering
6:15-7:00  Differential Diagnosis and Categorization of Stuttering; Normal vs. Non-Developmental
7:00-7:30  Emotional Considerations, Family Roles, and Realistic Expectations of Treatment.
7:30-7:45  Break
7:45-8:30  Intervention Strategies
8:30-8:45  Overview of Teens/Adults
8:45-9:00  Question and Answers


Confirmations of registration can be obtained at or e-mail at


Cancellations are refundable if received 72 business hours prior to the event. 

Please note: Registrants will receive a certificate of completion when the course has been successfully completed. 


PowerPoint/Handout Presentations will be emailed to confirmed attendees, 72 hours prior to the workshop. There will be no internet access at the venue to download handouts. You will need to either print a copy or download the file to a computer, tablet or phone before the workshop.

Paper Handouts will NOT be available at the workshop.



February 13th, 2020 5:30 PM   through   9:00 PM
718 The Plain Road
Campo Salisbury Center
Westbury, NY 11590
United States
Phone: 516-626-8000
Event Fee(s)
Non-Member Professional Fee $ 85.00

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