Pittsburgh One Day Conference

University of Pittsburgh: School of Health & Rehab Sciences
4060 Forbes Tower (4th FL): Entrance on Atwood Street

GPS Address: 219 Meyran Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

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Saturday, September 17, 2022
9:30am – 4:00pm

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The FRIENDS one-day conference is also a fantastic place for speech-language pathologists and students to learn more about stuttering, current treatments and the support available to people who stutter, while earning .5 CEUs.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the relationship between effective intervention and self–esteem for children who stutter.
  • Describe the need for a management approach to childhood stuttering that includes parents, professionals and support networks.
  • Identify specific social and clinical strategies for supporting children and their families.


Read Financial and Non-Financial Disclosures

Financial: Lee Caggiano - Private practice specializing in stuttering; Allison Ladavat - Private practice specializing in stuttering, FRIENDS One-Day Conference Director (compensated, monthly stipend); Caryn Herring - Private practice specializing in stuttering; Seth Tichenor - Salary from Duquense University, funding from National Institute of Health grant; Mandy Hampton Wray -Salary from University of Pittsburgh, funding from National Institute of Health grant and Pennsylvania Lions Foundation


Non-Financial: Lee Caggiano - FRIENDS Executive Director (non-compensated); Allison Ladavat - none; Caryn Herring - Chairperson of FRIENDS Board of Directors; Seth Tichenor - none; Mandy Hampton Wray - none 

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