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Comprehensive Stuttering Therapy Program

The Comprehensive Stuttering Therapy Program (CSTP) is a 2-week intensive clinic designed for adolescents and adults who stutter (12 years and older). The program, established in 2011, is offered by the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic every July. 


SUMMER 2020: The CSTP will be offered again in July 2020. Exact dates and registration for summer 2020 will be available starting March 2020. Please check back on this page in March 2020 for details about the CSTP in Summer 2020. 

If you have any questions about the program,
please email Dr. Irani (firani@txstate.edu)
or call the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic (512-716-2600). 


The program is coordinated by Dr. Farzan Irani. His research focuses on treatment outcomes for people who stutter. To learn more about Dr. Irani and his research interests please click here.

*Adolescents attending the program need to be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian. Please contact Dr. Irani (firani@txstate.edu) for more information. 

 

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  • The cost of the CSTP is $600.00. 

    * Further scholarships and or payment plans may be available on a need basis - please call Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic (512-716-2600) to inquire. 

  • We believe that stuttering is a complex multidimensional disorder best treated by a multifaceted approach. Due to the nature of stuttering, it is important for treatment to take individual needs into consideration. The CSTP is designed to provide therapy in a structured format that addresses various aspects of stuttering while paying attention to individual needs. The program will teach a number of to deal with stuttering moments effectively in daily life, provide an opportunity to practice these techniques, and increase control over fluent speech production. Additionally, the program also addresses various unhelpful reactions to stuttering on an individual level to help promote healthy accpetance of stuttering and develop the skills necessary to deal with a variety of real-life situations independently. The ultimate goal of the CSTP is to help one become their own clinician.

     

  • If you have any more questions about the CSTP, or would like to learn more about the CSTP, please email or call (512-716-2618) Dr. Irani