Resources For All – articles, videos, podcasts, handouts

Chapters and Articles of Interest:

  • Sisskin, V., & Wasilus, S. (2024). Word-Final Disfluency: Clinical Data From a Single Therapy Protocol. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 1-12.
  • Sisskin, V. (2023). Disfluency-Affirming Therapy for Young People Who Stutter: Unpacking Ableism in the Therapy Room. Language, Speech, and     Hearing Services in Schools.
  • Sisskin, V., & Goldstein, B. (2022). Avoidance reduction therapy for school-age children who stutter. In Seminars in speech and language (Vol. 43, No. 02, pp. 147-160). Thieme Medical Publishers.
  • Sisskin, V. (2018). Avoidance reduction therapy for stuttering (ARTS®). In Amster, B.J. & Klein, E.R., (Eds.) More than fluency: The social, emotional,and cognitive dimensions of stuttering. San Diego, CA: Plural.
  • Sisskin, V. & Baer, M. (2016, March-April).  Treb: éliminer la lutte contre le bégaiment. Ortho Magazine (Elsevier). Vol. 22(123), 14-17.
  • Swick, K., Sisskin, V. & Bernstein Ratner, N. (2016, Winter). It’s Not Stuttering, But What Is It: Preliminary Results of an Internet-Based Survey. The Stuttering Foundation Newsletter, Vol. 24(2). P. 1,4.
  • Sisskin, Vivian D. & Bernstein Ratner, N. (2015, Summer). My Client Isn’t Fluent, But Is it Stuttering? Atypical Disfluency, Part 2. The Stuttering Foundation Newsletter, Vol. 24(1). P. 1,4.
  • Sisskin, V. & Wasilus, S., (2014). Lost in the literature, but not in the caseload: Working with atypical disfluency from theory to practice. Seminars in Speech and Language, 35 (2), 144-12.
  • Leiman Edwards, B. (2014, Mar.) Avoidance Reduction Therapy: A Success Story. The ASHA LeaderLive.
  • Tetnowski, J. A., Richels, C., Shenker, R., Sisskin, V. & Wolk, L. (2012, February 14). When the Diagnosis Is Dual. The ASHA Leader
  • Sisskin, Vivian D. (2011, May) What Clinicians Can Learn from the King’s Speech. Advance for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. Vol. 21(9).
  • Sisskin, V. (2006). Disfluency in Asperger’s Syndrome: Two cases of interest. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 16(2), 12-14.

Digital Media and Online Professional Development Products

  • Sisskin, V. & Wasilus, S. (2024, Feb). Demystifying Word-Final Disfluency: Findings from a Pilot Therapy Program. Stuttering Foundation Virtual Learning Series (professional development)
  • Goldstein, B., Sisskin, V., Dedman, J., Marshal-Cort, A. (2023, Feb). ARTS® in Action: Applying Concepts from Avoidance Reduction Therapy for Stuttering. Stuttering Foundation Virtual Learning Series (professional development).
  • Sisskin, V., Goldstein, B., Binger, M., & Brow, N. (2022, Mar.). Acceptance-Based Therapy for School-Age Children who Stutter: Where Do I Begin? [Live and On Demand Webinar],
  • USA Today (2020, Aug.). Op-ed by Ben Goldstein. Like Brayden Herrington, 13, I Stutter.
  • Sisskin, V. (2022, Feb.). Stuttering: Practicing in the 21st Century – Stuttering Does Not Imply Struggling. [Live and On Demand Webinar and Podcast],
  • Sisskin, V. (2021, Sept.). Avoidance Reduction Therapy for Stuttering (ARTS®). [Live and On Demand Webinar], European Fluency Specialists (EFS).
  • Sisskin, V. (2021, May). Choose the Career You Love OR Love the Career You Choose: High-demand Communication Careers Among Those Who Stutter. Stuttering Foundation Virtual Learning Series (professional development).
  • Sisskin, V. (2020, May). Covert Stuttering: Transitioning from Covert to Overt. Stuttering Foundation Virtual Learning Series (professional development).
  • Sisskin, V. (2019, August 29). Person centered assessment and treatment for adults who stutter [Live and On Demand Webinar]. American Speech, Language Hearing Association (ASHA).
  • Sisskin, V. (2017, September 28). Atypical disfluency: understanding and treating word-final (end-word) repetition [Video file]. In The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection, Henry Stewart Talks. Retrieved October 5, 2017, from
  • Sisskin, V. (2016). A Fresh Look at Stuttering. DVD #4083, The Stuttering Foundation, Memphis, TN.
  • Sisskin, V. (2014). Helping Children Change Thoughts and Feelings About Communication. DVD #6335, The Stuttering Foundation, Memphis, TN.
  • Sisskin, V. (2012). Avoidance Reduction Therapy in a Group Setting. DVD #6740, The Stuttering Foundation, Memphis, TN.
  • Sisskin, V. (2012). Autism Spectrum Disorders and Stuttering. DVD #6730, The Stuttering Foundation, Memphis, TN.
  • Sisskin, V. (2012). Fluency and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Case of Successful Treatment of Atypical Fluency Disorder. Online professional development product, American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), Rockville, MD.

ARTS®-Related Podcasts

Handouts for Download

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