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Tuesday, July 12, 2011 by Chris Wellekens

3-3-14 (2011-09-01) 9th Oxford disfluency conference

The 9th Oxford Dysfluency Conference is one of the leading international conferences in the field of stuttering/stammering. In 2011, the goal of the Oxford Dysfluency Conference is to lead a challenging international debate about the latest research in disorders of fluency and its clinical applications.

Topics List

Abstracts are invited on the following conference themes:

  • Commonalities - commonalities across therapies, disorders or perspectives
  • Evidence Based Practice - empirical research evidence; integrating research into clinical practice; measuring outcome; practice based evidence
  • Dysfluency: The wider context - concomitant disorders; covert aspects of stuttering; environmental factors; cluttering
  • Integrating theories and therapies - application of counseling approaches such as CBT, SFBT to stuttering; application of theories; how theory informs therapy
  • Neurophysiology - aetiological complexity; brain imaging; brain function; motor function; implications for interventions
  • Health Service Issues - coping with health service changes; value for money; telehealth; service delivery models.

Abstract submissions are sought for the following presentations:

  • Poster
  • Research Paper
  • Junior Researcher Forum
  • Discussion Paper
  • Workshops

Visit the abstract submission page to find out the formats required for each submission type.

Programme Outline

View the conference programme outline to find out why you should attend!


David Rowley, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, De Montfort University, UK
Sharon Millard, The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children, UK


Rt Hon Ed Balls MP will be the Speaker at the Gala dinner, to find out more visit

Nan Bernstein Ratner, University of Maryland, USA
Willie Botterill, The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children, UK
Joe Donaher, The Center for Childhood Communication, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
Ann Packman, Australian Stuttering Research Centre, The University of Sydney, Australia
Martin Sommer, University of Goettingen, Germany

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