First Bite #48 – May 21, 2019

Serious Talk about Stuttering in Preschoolers

(.1 ASHA CEUs) For more info, click here.

Course Description

In this episode, Michelle is joined by the highly skilled and incredibly passionate Craig Coleman, MA CCC-SLP, BCS-F, ASHA Fellow, and Candidate for ASHA VP of Planning, to discuss best practice for diagnosis and treatment of stuttering in preschool age children. As Michelle has joked in past episodes, this is not exactly her cup of tea, but Craig is here to offer evidenced based solutions that are easily implemented in ALL Natural Environments…so sit back and enjoy the practical tips delivered with Craig Coleman’s whit and wisdom!!


By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:

  • 2 risk factors for stuttering when assessing a preschool child.
  • 3 options for parents when they are concerned their preschool child is stuttering.
  • 3 treatment options for preschool child who stutters.


Craig Coleman, MA CCC-SLP, BCS-F, ASHA Fellow

Craig Coleman is an associate professor at Marshall University and Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Craig is a Board-Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. Prior to joining the Marshall faculty, Craig spent over twelve years serving as Clinical Coordinator and Co-Director of the Stuttering Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Craig is a former Coordinator of ASHA Special Interest Group-4 (Fluency and Fluency Disorders) and former two-term President of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In 2011, Craig was awarded the Clinical Achievement Award of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association (PSHA), and was awarded Honors of PSHA in 2015. Craig is co-director of the Stuttering Academy and Stuttering U.