Table of Contents

Behavior principles.
Mechanics of operant procedures.
Evaluation.
Programming.
Establishment programs.
Transfer, maintenance, and follow-up.
Individual client performance in programs.
Preschool child.
Training.
Efficacy.
Summary, problems, and solutions. The goal of this book is to call attention to a systematic scientific approach to studying and treating stuttering via the strategies of operant conditioning, learning theory, and single-subject research design. Another purpose is to present the data collected and/or published over the past 30 years in one place for evaluation and comparison. This new edition starts with a brief introductory chapter including the basic principles of operant analysis. Chapter 2 covers the mechanics of charting, counting, and computing stuttering and speaking rates. Chapter 3 describes evaluation with both new d.