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Studies Using the POSHA-S (Stuttering)

Methodological Issues

Carlo, E. J., & St. Louis, K. O. (2013, November). Cluttering and stuttering attitudes of Spanish-speaking adults from Puerto Rico. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Chicago, IL.

Ozdemir, R. S., St. Louis, K. O., & Topbas, S. (2011). Public attitudes toward stuttering in Turkey: Probability versus convenience sampling. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 36, 262-267.

Sonsterud, H., Heitmann, R. R., Kvenseth, H. & St. Louis, K. O. (2012, July). Public attitudes toward cluttering and/or stuttering in three regions of Norway. Poster presented at the 7th World Congress on Fluency Disorders. International Fluency Association, Tours, France.

St. Louis, K. O. (2001, July). Multicultural attitudes toward stuttering. Invited keynote address presented at the 6th World Congress for People Who Stutter (3rd International Stuttering Association Conference), Ghent, Belgium.

St. Louis, K. O. (2002). An international initiative to measure public attitudes toward stuttering. Invited presentation at the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

St. Louis, K. O. (2003, October). Presented an invited lecture entitled “Public attitudes of stuttering around the world: Why change them? How can we measure changes?” South-West University, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

St. Louis, K. O. (2005). A global project to measure public attitudes of stuttering. The Asha Leader, 10, 12-13; 22. (On-line version available at <http://www.asha.org/publications/leader/archives/2005/051018/051018d.htm>).

St. Louis, K. O. (2008, November). Surveying public attitudes toward stuttering: Considerations of sample size. Technical paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

St. Louis, K. O. (2009, August). Public Opinion Survey of Human Attributes: Development and final version. Seminar presented at the 6th World Congress of the International Fluency Association, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

St. Louis, K. O. (2010, April). Progress, benefits, and challenges in measuring public opinions about stuttering worldwide. Invited keynote address at the European Symposium on Fluency Disorders. Antwerp, Belgium.

St. Louis, K. O. (2011). The Public Opinion Survey of Human Attributes-Stuttering (POSHA-S): Summary framework and empirical comparisons. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 36, 256-261.

St. Louis, K. O. (2012). Research and development for a public attitude instrument for stuttering. Journal of Communication Disorders, 45, 129–146.

St. Louis, K. O. (2012, January). Presented an invited lecture entitled, “Developing a standard measure of public attitudes toward obesity.” Prevention Research Center, Obesity & Metabolic Disease Program, WVU Health Sciences Center, Morgantown, WV.

St. Louis, K. O. (2012). POSHA–S public attitudes toward stuttering: Online versus paper surveys. Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 36, 116-122.

St. Louis, K. O., Fisher, E., Yaruss, J. S., & Lubker, B. B. (2001, November). Reliability of ratings on a public opinion survey of stuttering attitudes. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.

St. Louis, K. O., Hancock, B. R., & Remley, C. L.  (2010, November). Measuring stuttering attitudes: Comparison of rating scales and survey methods. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA. 

St. Louis, K. O., Lubker, B. B., Yaruss, J. S., Adkins, T. A., & Pill, J. C. (2008). Development of a prototype questionnaire to survey public attitudes toward stuttering: Principles and methodologies in the first prototype. The Internet Journal of Epidemiology, 5(2). <http://www.ispub.com/journal/the-internet-journal-of-epidemiology/volume-5-number-2/development-of-a-prototype-questionnaire-to-survey-public-attitudes-toward-stuttering-principles-and-methodologies-in-the-first-prototype.html>

St. Louis, K. O., Lubker, B. B., Yaruss, J. S., & Aliveto, E. F. (2009). Development of a prototype questionnaire to survey public attitudes toward stuttering: Reliability of the second prototype. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 36, 101-107.

St. Louis, K. O., Reichel, I., Yaruss, J. S., & Lubker, B. B. (2009). Construct and concurrent validity of a prototype questionnaire to survey public attitudes toward stuttering. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 34, 11-28.

St. Louis, K. O., Remley, C. L., & Hancock, B. R.  (2010, November). POSHA: Test-retest reliability of the final version. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

St. Louis, K. O., & Roberts, P. M. (2010). Measuring attitudes toward stuttering: English-to-French translations in Canada and Cameroon. Journal of Communication Disorders. 43, 361-377.
St. Louis, K. O., & Rogers, A. L. (2011, November). Predicting stuttering attitudes from socioeconomic indicators: Education, occupation, and income. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.

St. Louis, K. O., Reichel, I. K., Williams, M. J., Guendeouzi, J., & Hall, J. L. (2012, November). Measuring public attitudes toward stuttering: POSHA-S and BAS comparisons. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

St. Louis, K. O., Williams, M. J., Ware, M. B., Guendouzi, J., & Reichel, I. (2014). The Public Opinion Survey of Human Attributes–Stuttering (POSHA­–S) and Bipolar Adjective Scale (BAS): Aspects of validity. Journal of Communication Disorders, 50, 36-50.