Iscuss the relative advantages and disadvantages of two different approaches in fluency intervention

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TOPIC: Discuss the relative advantages and disadvantages of two different approaches in fluency intervention

The two interventions I want to discuss are:
1. Fluency Shaping
2. Stuttering Modification

Purpose: To identify and critically evaluate the scientific literature, to synthesize information, and use it in writing a research paper.

Professors Instructions:

Your paper should be 8 to 10 pages (not including your references and your title page). You are expected to review and critically evaluate all relevant information. You should have a minimum of 10 references in your paper. These must be from refereed professional journals. 5 of the articles must be original research. That means that the article should include a hypothesis or research question, methodology , results and discussion. Headings should be used in your paper. Be certain to document ALL sources in the body of the paper as well as in the list of references according to the APA Publication Manual, 5th edition. References should be no older than 10 years. Summarize the information and synthesize it into a paper that is well organized and well written. Follow the outline below in organizing the paper.
(Quotations should be used sparingly and if it adds a significant point to your paper)

I. Title page
II. Abstract (on a separate page)
III. Introduction (subheading)
A. Purpose: What is the problem, issue or question you are
addressing in this paper?
B. Brief overview of the issue
IV. Body of the paper (using subheadings when appropriate)
A. Who does fluency disorder affect?
B. Treatment Options (discussed in the paper)
C. Treatment Effectiveness
D. Advantages and Disadvantages
V. Conclusions
VI. List of References


Blomgren, M., Roy, N., Callister, T. Merril, R. (2005). Intensive stuttering modification therapy: A multidimensional assessment of treatment outcomes. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 48, p. 509-523

Menzies, R., O Brian, S., Onslow, M., Packman, A., St Clare, T., Block, S. (2008). An experimental clinic trial of a cognitive-behavior therapy package of chronic stuttering. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 51, p. 1451-1464

Mulcahy, K., Hennessey, N., Beilby, J., Byrnes, M., (2008). Social anxiety and the severity and typography of stuttering in adolecents. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 33, 306-319. doi: 10.1016/j.jfludis.2008.12.002

St Clare, T., Menzies, R., Onslow, M., Packman, A. & Block, S. (2007). Unhelpful thoughts and beliefs linked to social anxiety in stuttering: Development of a measure. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 44:3, 338-351.

Prins, D., Ingham, R. (2009). Evidence-based treatment and stuttering-Historical. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52, 254-263. doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2008/7-0111).

Grading (Just incase it helps)
Appendix A


CONTENT (60 points)

Points are represented and clearly stated 18.0

Logical conclusions are drawn 9.0

Smooth transitions between paragraphs 9.0

Positions are well-developed and supported by 18.0
data-based research

Abstract  succinct, relevant 6.0

GRAMMAR and APA (40 points)

APA format (use of headers,page numbers,title page) 3.0

Spelling 3.0

Subject  verb agreement 3.0

Word choice 4.0

Sentence construction 6.0

Pronoun reference 3.0

Punctuation 3.0

References 6.0

Citations 6.0

Quotations 3.0
(quotations should be used sparingly and
only if it adds a significant point to your paper)