Welcome to the Home Page for the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders. This website is designed to help consumers locate speech-language pathologists who are Board Certified Specialists in Fluency (BCS-F) and resources in the area of fluency disorders. It provides information and continuing education for current specialists, candidates, and professionals.
Board Certified Specialists-Fluency
Board Certified Specialists in Fluency are individuals who hold their Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech Language Hearing Association and have demonstrated a high level of knowledge and clinical expertise in diagnosing and treating individuals with fluency disorders. They have met a series of standards, and submitted their credentials for review and approval by a Board of peers.
Transition from Recognition to Certification
On January 1, 2014, the American Speech Language Hearing Association transitioned the Clinical Specialty Recognition Program to the Clinical Specialty Certification Program. More information may be found on the ASHA website by clicking here. A review of the new Standards for Certification may be found by clicking here.
Thank you for your patience during our transition to Specialty Certification and current revisions to our website!
On-Line Continuing Education Course Now Available!
The American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders is pleased to announce Basic Principle Problem Solving in School-Age Fluency Therapy a course offered by Kristin Chmela, M.A. CCC-SLP BCS-F, is now available!
Click on the Continuing Education menu item to learn more!
The ABFFD Manual
The Standards for Certification Manual 2014 is currently under construction.