SPk234 Balbutology

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/1. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
PhDr. Jan Dezort, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Barbora Chleboradová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Barbora Chleboradová, Ph.D.
Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: PhDr. Barbora Chleboradová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
SPk234/01: Fri 1. 10. 8:00–13:50 učebna 50, Fri 26. 11. 8:00–13:50 učebna 50, J. Dezort, B. Chleboradová
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the subject is to acquaint the students with the problems of balbutology with regard to the impacts of this form of disrupted communication skills on the human life. At the end of the subject the student will know the etiopathogenetic model of stuttering, its classification, will be detailed with individual manifestations of balbuties, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. The course reflects the current concept of speech therapy focused on all target groups in terms of age.
Learning outcomes
The student is oriented in individual manifestations of balbuties; understands specific speech intervention in children, pupils, adults with stuttering; knows diagnostic and therapeutic approaches used in Czech and foreign logopedic practice; can think of material to develop the communication skills of people with stuttering.
  • Theoretical background of speech. • Symbolic and non-symbolic processes. • Disruptive speech category. • Current concept of balbutology. • Physiological dysfluence. • Etiopathogenesis of stuttering. • Stomach syndromes. • Incipient stuttering. • Fixed stuttering. • Chronic stuttering. • Diagnostic materials in Czech and foreign practice. • Therapeutic programs and approaches to children / pupils / adults with stuttering. • Specifics of logopedic intervention in people with stuttering.
    required literature
  • LECHTA, Viktor. Koktavost : integrativní přístup. Vyd. 2., rozš. a přeprac. Praha: Portál, 2010. 333 s. ISBN 9788073676438. info
    recommended literature
  • FRASER, Malcolm. Svépomocný program při koktavosti : informace, zásady, postupy. Translated by Alžběta Peutelschmiedová. Vyd. 3. Praha: Portál, 2011. 159 s. ISBN 9788073678999. info
  • Koktáš? Nezoufej! Edited by Jane H. Fraser - William H. Perkins, Translated by Alžběta Peutelsch. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2007. 84 s. ISBN 9788024723303. info
  • MURRAY, Frederick Pemberton and Susan Goodwillie EDWARDS. Příběh jednoho koktavého. Brno: Paido, 2006. 126 s. ISBN 8073151162. info
  • PEUTELSCHMIEDOVÁ, Alžběta. Techniky práce s balbutiky. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 2005. 111 s. ISBN 8024412349. info
  • DELL, Carl W. Koktavost u dětí školního věku : manuál pro logopedickou intervenci. Translated by Alžběta Peutelschmiedová. Brno: Paido, 2004. 79 s. ISBN 8073150751. info
    not specified
  • CSÉFALVAY, Zsolt and Viktor LECHTA. Diagnostika narušené komunikační schopnosti u dospělých. Translated by Magda Wdowyczynová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2013. 228 s. ISBN 9788026203643. info
Teaching methods
Seminar, discussion, practical exercises, homework
Assessment methods
essay in the scope of 1 SP - the topic will be specified in the first seminar; colloq 70% attendance is required
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 12 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
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