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The use of email as a component of adult stammering therapy : a preliminary report

Allen, Carolyn R. (2011) The use of email as a component of adult stammering therapy : a preliminary report. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 17 (4). pp. 163-167. ISSN 1357-633X

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Abstract

In West Glasgow email has evolved from a rapid means of arranging therapy appointments with adults who stammer into a medium for exchange of therapeutic messages with some clients. Since 2004, sixteen clients have used email to communicate as part of their therapy programme. The benefits include improving access to services, supporting speech change, facilitating lasting personal growth, improving clinical decision-making, equalizing the therapist-client relationship and enhancing caseload management. Although this experience suggests that email is appropriate for stammering therapy, the effectiveness and ethics of, and the rationale for, clinical practice that includes email need careful consideration. Further research is required to formally evaluate the client experience.