Professional Training

Stuttering Workshops

Ms. DiGrande has extensive experience in conducting workshops, seminars, and in-service trainings for professional groups. She works with groups to tailor content and format to meet the specific needs of the requesting group.

Past Workshops

Newton, MA; April 2015: Adriana was invited by The Speech and Language Network of Massachusetts to be the sole presenter on the topic of identifying children at risk for developing stuttering.

Lausanne, Switzerland; March 2013: Adriana was invited by the Association Romande Des Logopedistes Diplomes, in Lausanne Switzerland, to be the sole presenter of a three day workshop on assessing and treating children who stuttering.

Hyannis, MA; January 2012: Adriana was invited by the Cape Cod Speech Language Group to be the sole presenter of a one day workshop on treating the young child at risk for developing stuttering.

Lausanne, Switzerland; March 2011: Adriana was invited by the Association Romande Des Logopedistes Diplomes, in Lausanne Switzerland, to be the sole presenter of a two day workshop on treating the young child at risk for stuttering.

Italy; April 2010: Adriana was the sole presenter for a two-day conference on pediatric stuttering in Ragusa, Italy on April 8th and 9th, 2010. She was invited by the Department of Public Health for the Province of Ragusa, Italy to present this conference.

Florida; January 2010: Adriana spoke at the 2010 American Speech Language Hearing Association’s Special Interest Division 4 Leadership/Clinical Conference in Tampa Florida on January 30, 2010. Her session was entitled Treating the Young Child at Risk for Stuttering. This conference is for Speech Language Pathologists who either have an interest or specialize in fluency.

Boston; June 2009: Adriana was an invited speaker at The Eastern Workshop: Treating Children Who Stutter Co-sponsored by The Stuttering Foundation of America and Boston University.

The Netherlands; March 2008: Adriana and her colleagues Nancy Taylor and Catherine Montgomery presented a 2 day workshop on Integrated Fluency Therapy to fluency specialists in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Switzerland; March 2008: They also presented another 2 day workshop to Speech Language Pathologists in Lausanne, Switzerland on the same topic.

Comments from workshop participants include:

"Thank you for your knowledge and being such an engaging presenter and fantastic great teacher."

"I love your sense of humor and appreciate your time and effort."

"Thank you for all of the amazing information and reminding us to keep our minds open."

"Your gracious wealth of knowledge that you have imparted has given me an entirely new and exciting look at stuttering therapy."

"You've taught us the courage to teach others fluency with humor and love. I'm forever grateful."

"I enjoyed listening to all your knowledge and wisdom about the treatment of stuttering. I will take this information with me and be able to help my students and their family effectively."

"You are an inspiration!"

"You've taught us the courage to teach others fluency with humor and love. I'm forever grateful."