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Curtin University
Health Sciences

Stuttering Clinic

Janet Beilby talks about the Stuttering Treatment Clinic

The Curtin University Stuttering Treatment Clinic offers services to people of all ages for the management of stuttering and fluency disorders. The Stuttering Treatment Clinic is available to anybody with a fluency problem, both adults and children.

Treatment is provided by Speech Pathology students who are closely supervised by an experienced Speech Pathologist and expert in the area of stuttering.  Second opinion assessments are also available.

Individual Treatment

Individual assessment and subsequent treatment sessions are delivered within a family-centred therapy approach. Initial assessment generally takes one hour and comprises an interview, collection of speech measurements, and treatment demonstration. If appropriate, subsequent treatment sessions will be conducted weekly.

Weekly Group Treatment

Weekly Group sessions are also conducted within the Stuttering Treatment Clinic. Group objectives are to:

  • promote the implementation of more fluent speech in a supported environment
  • provide a forum of support and friendship amongst clients
  • address through discussion and activities the negative feelings, thoughts and behaviours associated with stuttering
  • promote positive identity and self-esteem, so as to minimise the negative impact that stuttering may have on participation, emotional well-being and quality of life

Adult Fluency Group:    Tuesday from 9am to 11am
Boys' Fluency Group:    Wednesday from 9am to 10.30am

Fees and Opening Hours

The Curtin Stuttering Clinic operates on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 9.00am and 2.00pm.

Fees are based on a sliding scale of total family income and range from $15 - $25 per hour depending on income.

Please Note: we ask that you notify us at least 24 hours prior to your appointment time if you are unable to attend. Cancellations made later than this will be charged at the normal rate.

Contact

Tel: 9266 3436