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Workbook Activities


Each unit of the workbook has specific goals to be achieved and the activities necessary to achieve them.

 

 
Unit 1:   The Dynamic Process of Speaking
 
 
Goals
 
·        To gain a general understanding of the normal processes of speech production
·        To gain awareness of how the system generates stuttered speech
·        To become aware of your readiness to change the way you generate speech
 
 
 
Activity 1: Obtaining a speech sample
 
Activity 2: Exploring how you produce
                   speech
 
Activity 3: Deciding if you are readyfor
                   the process of change
 
Activity 4: Exploring thoughts that
                   prevent change
 
 
Unit 2:   Internal Speech
 
 
Goals
·        To experience automatically formulated internal speech
·        To learn to focus on internal speech when speaking aloud
·        To allow articulation to automatically reflect internal speech
·        To reduce speech related avoidance behaviors
·        To talk openly about the subject of stuttering
 
 
 
Activity 1: Developing awareness of 
                   your internal speech
 
Activity 2: Speaking silently
 
Activity 3: Formulating internal
                   speech silently and aloud
 
Activity 4: Identifying avoidance
                   behaviors
 
Activity 5: Talking about stuttering
 
 
Unit 3:   Discovering Your Voice
 
 
 
Goals
 
·        To experience your natural voice
·        To focus internally on sending energy to your vocal folds
·        To generate your voice as an isolated activity
·        To allow your voice to reflect the intonation pattern of your internal speech
·        To develop a new mindset as a speaker
 
 
 
Activity 1: Exploring how you
                   create a speaking  
                   voice
 
Activity 2: Generating a
                   speaking voice with
                   ease
 
Activity 3:   Focusing internally
                    togenerate your
                    voice
 
Activity 4: Generating voice
                    while doing other
                   things
 
Activity 5: Changing the tone of                     your voice
 
Activity 6: Developing a new
                   mindset as a speaker
 

Unit 4:   Speech is Sound
 
 
 
Goals
·        To develop your awareness that speech is a progression of syllables
·        To generate vowel sounds as the nucleus of every syllable
·        To generate vowel sounds as an impulse to the voice
·        To use vowel sounds as the unit for generating speech
·        To understand how various factors result in stuttered speech
 
 
 
 
Activity 1: Generating vowel
                   sounds
 
Activity 2: Generating vowel                     sounds  with meaning
 
Activity 3: Reading one syllable at a
                    time
 
Activity 4: Building Spontaneous
                   speech as a progression
                   of syllables
 
Activity: 5 Analyzing how  various
                   factors result in stuttering
 

Unit 5:   Developing Ideas
 
 
Goals
 
·        To focus on thoughts, including imagination, memory and knowledge when generating speech
·        To formulate all aspects of language automatically
·        To send energy to the vocal folds while developing thoughts
·        To begin using the new speech production process in various speaking situations
·        To build a self-image of a person who is able to speak with ease
·        To become ware of your progress
 
 
 
Activity 1: Using imagination to
                   generate speech
 
Activity 2: Concentrating on visual
                   Images
 
Activity 3: Concentrating on images
                   in the mind’s eye
 
Activity 4: Developing ideas
                   spontaneously
 
Activity 5: Spontaneous
                   conversations
 
Activity 6: Broadening your circles of
                   communication
 
Activity 7: Building your self-image
                   as a speaker
 
Activity 8: Analyzing your progress
 
 

Unit 6:   Putting it all together
 
 
Goals
·        To use parallel processing of all system functions
·        To get used to focusing on thoughts and ideas
·        To let go of control over language formulation
·        To get used to making vowels as an impulse to the voice
·        To get used to letting your mouth move automatically
·        To weigh the value of changing the way your generate speech
·        To develop the ability to solve problem
 
 
 
 
 
Activity 1: Practicing in steps
 
Activity 2: Pretending to be a
                   Ventriloquist
 
Activity 3: Simultaneous writing and
                   Speaking
 
Activity 4: The pros and cons of
                   change
 
Activity 5: Finding solutions to
                   problems
 
 
 

Unit 7:   Adapting to the New Speech Process
 
 
Goals
·        To gain more experience in using your speech generating system the new way
·        To gain confidence in your ability to speak automatically
·        To self-correct errors with ease
·        To make a commitment to adopt the new way of speaking in your life
·        To think rationally about the speaking experience
·        To find ways to reinforce your efforts
 
 
 
 
Activity 1: More experience in
                   reading
 
Activity 2: More experience in     
                   spontaneous speech
 
Activity 3: Making a commitment for
                   change
 
Activity 4: Approaching the speaking
                    experience rationally
 
Activity 5: Rewarding change
 

Unit 8:    Building for the Future
 
 
Goals
 
·        To use your new way generating speech in a variety of situations
·        To make a realistic appraisal of the progress you have made
·        To make your new way of speaking a habit
·        To set goals for the future
·        To help yourself by promoting an understanding of stuttering
·        To realize that you can continue the therapy process as part of you life
·        To explore ways of strengthening and maintaining achievements
 
 
 
 
 
 
Activity 1: Telephone talk
 
Activity 1: Face to face talking
 
Activity 1: Building a new habit
 
Activity 1: Continuing to analyze your
                   progress
 
Activity 1: promoting an
                   understanding of stuttering
 
Activity 1:  Maintaining achievements


 



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