Diane Parris, MS CCC/SLP

Professional Background

Degrees: BA, Wesleyan University; MS, Boston University

Ms. Parris' specialties are in the areas of fluency disorders, aphasia, and clinical education and training. In addition to teaching courses in fluency disorders and co-directing the Joseph Germono Fluency Clinic, she provides clinical supervision of the aphasia clinic and coordinates external clinical training in medical settings. Her accomplishments include developing a fluency-shaping program that integrates mindfulness meditation as a means of self-awareness and acceptance, participating in the development of one of the nation's first post-acute vocational training programs for head injured adults, and designing corporate education and training programs for the marketing of healthcare services. She considers her mission to be providing freedom and choice to students and clients through education.

Ms. Parris is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and it's Division of Fluency Disorders, the International Fluency Association and the Insight Meditation Society. She supports the efforts of the Stuttering Foundation of America by hosting their New England for Diagnosis and Treatment of Children Who Stutter held every other year at Boston University.

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