Preliminary Questions

Is my stuttering a direct control issue, i.e. is it an issue involving my own behavior that I can do something about?

If so, what can I do about this?

Is my stuttering an indirect control issue, i.e. is it an issue involving other people’s behavior?

If so, what can I do about this?

Is my stuttering a no control issue, i.e. is it an issue that I can do nothing about?

If so, how will I change my attitude and the way I see this issue that I cannot control?

 Types of control difficulties

 

EXAMPLE OBSERVATION:I speak fluently when I use prolonged speech with familiar people.EXAMPLE GOAL:

I will use prolonged speech to speak fluently with unfamiliar people.

EXAMPLE OF HOW TO ACHIEVE THE GOAL:

I will achieve this by:

  1. using prolonged speech when speaking to the receptionist at work.
  2. using prolonged speech when I visit my doctor
  3. actively seeking out strangers (e.g. bus driver, library clerk, shop assistant) and speaking to them in a brief encounter using prolonged speech

Weekly Goals Sheet

Weekly goals sheet (stuttering)

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