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Our Program

The Precision Fluency Shaping Program treats stuttering as a behavioral problem. We do not perceive stuttering as the consequence of a complex emotional disorder. We can confidently say that after decades of helping stutterers, the proper approach to treating this perplexing, long-standing affliction is to accurately redevelop the physical properties of speech.

The Precision Fluency Shaping Program employs laboratory derived principles of learning in the development of new speech skills. During the therapy program, physical mechanisms used in the production of speech are precisely and systematically retrained. Participants in The Precision Fluency Shaping Program relearn the proper means of producing the elementary sounds of speech. The stutterers then rebuild their ability to correctly produce syllables, words and, ultimately, complete sentences.

The Precision Fluency Shaping Program was developed by Dr. Ronald L. Webster, President of the Hollins Communications Institute, a national stuttering research center that he founded to investigate stuttering, develop new treatment approaches and administer life-changing stuttering therapy.

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Proven Results

Through hard work and dedication to the program,
our clients have learned to speak fluently and enjoy successful lives.

Patient Testimonials

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Ross S. Barrett, M.A., CCC/SLP
The Precision Fluency Shaping Program Director
Board Recognized Fluency Specialist
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Every time I sit down to write this letter, I cry tears of joy. What you have taught Danny, has given him back his confidence and smile. It has been a long time since I have seen Danny speak to me without his hand over his mouth and his eyes looking down at the floor. He stands with his chest out, shoulders back, and belts out every word with confidence. Since being home, he has answered most of the telephone calls (I have to race him to get to the telephone) and he volunteers to go to the store.

That horrible day in March, when one of Danny's classmates called him "stutter boy," is a day that I now call a blessing. That was the day that Danny made the decision to enter the program...

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