Charles Hughes, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-F

Educational Experience  

Doctor of Philosophy (2011)
Communication Disorders
Bowling Green State University

Master of Science (2007)
Speech-Language Pathology
Bowling Green State University

Bachelor of Science (2005)
Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences
Ohio University


License/Cerficiation

Board Certified Specialist in Fluency (BCS-F)
American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)
Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist,
State of Ohio

Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology


Research Interests

  • Listener perceptions of stuttering and speech fluency
  • Family experiences with stuttering
  • Clinical treatment outcomes in stuttering therapy
  • Exploring ways to improve public attitudes towards stuttering
  • Investigating how individuals discuss their stuttering with others

Publications

Hughes, C. D., & Mahanna-Boden, S. (2017). Results from a stuttering clinic for school-age children who stutter: A pilot study using a comprehensive approach.  Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 2, 54-65.

Hughes, C. D., Gabel, R. M., & Palasik, S. T. (2017). Examining the relationship between perceptions of a known person who stutters and attitudes toward stuttering. Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 41, 237-252.

Boyle, M., Daniels, D., Hughes, C. D., & Burr, A. (2016). Considering Disability Culture for Culturally Competent Interactions With Individuals Who Stutter. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 43, 11-22.

Hughes, C. D. (2016). “Will He Outgrow It?” Working With Individuals with Persistent Stuttering. In Cranfill, T. C. (Eds.). Helpers: Case Studies in Special Education (pp. 39-42). Sentia Publishing, Austin, TX.

Hughes, C. D., Palasik, S. T., & Ellis, K. (2015). Graduate Student Experiences Using Easy Onsets. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 25, 61-68.  

Hughes, C. D., Gabel, R. M., & Daniels, D. E. (2015). Discussing stuttering with parents: A preliminary study of the experiences of adolescents who stutter. Speech, Language and Hearing, 18, 44-54.  
 
Hughes, C. D. (2014). Hughes Review of Dynamic Stuttering Therapy: Treatment from a New Perspective, B. Dahm. CTI Publications, Glen Rock, NJ (2010), $80.00. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 40, 116-118.

Althouse, M., Gabel, R., & Hughes, C. (2013). Recovery from stuttering: An application of pentadic analysis to narratives of people who stutter. eHearsay, 3, 58-71.    

Hughes, C., Gabel, R., Daniels, D. E., Slone, B. (2013). Adolescents who stutter and their conversations with friends and family about stuttering. eHearsay, 3, 40-47

Palasik, S., Gabel, R., Hughes, C., & Rusnak, E. (2012). Perceptions of people who stutter about occupational experiences. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 22, 21-33.

Hughes, C., Gabel, R., & Palasik, S. (2011). Talking about stuttering with a known person who stutters: Impact on perceptions towards stuttering. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 21, 50-58.

Hughes, C. D., Gabel, R. M., Goberman, A. M., & Hughes, S. (2011). Family experiences of people who stutter. Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 35, 45-55.

Gabel, R., Irani, F., Palasik, S., Swartz, E., & Hughes, C. (2010). Treatment outcomes for the intensive stuttering therapy for adolescents and adults. In Harrison, A. E. (Eds.), Speech Disorders: Causes, Treatment and Social Effects (pp. 139-159). New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.


Presentations

Panico, J., Hughes, C. D., Yarzebinski, C., & Bekeske, B. (accepted). Clinical experiences of school-based clinicians with stuttering: A mixed methods survey. Poster session accepted to be presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Los Angeles, CA.  [non-presenting co-author].

Hughes, C. D. (March, 2017). Involving Families in Stuttering Therapy for Children: Applying Research to Practical Strategies. Mini-seminar presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Columbus, OH.

Hughes, C. D., Panico, J., Daniels, D. E., & Hughes, S. (November, 2016). Integrating listener perceptions into clinical and academic preparation of stuttering: A review and proposed approach. Poster presentation at the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Griffith, M. M., & Hughes, C. D. (November, 2016). Clinical Experiences with Neurogenic and Psychogenic Stuttering: A Survey of Speech-Language Pathologists. Poster presentation at the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Zweigart, L., & Hughes, C. D. Media Portrayal of Stuttering: (November, 2016). Exploring the Relationship between Familiarity and Attitudes towards Stuttering. Poster presentation at the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Hughes, C. D. (April, 2016). The Assessment and Treatment of Stuttering: a Review of Practical Strategies and Approaches. Invited seminar presented for the Kentucky Educational Development Corporation. Morehead, KY.

Hughes, C. D. (February, 2016). What’s Effective Treatment for Stuttering? Discussing Current Research and Perceptions. Seminar presentation at the 2016 Annual Convention of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Lexington, KY.

Hughes, C. D., & Mahanna-Boden, S. (November, 2015) EKU’s Stuttering Clinic for Children and Adolescents: Treatment Outcome Data. Poster presentation at the 2015 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Denver, CO.

Ellis, K., Hughes, C., & Embury, D. C. (November, 2015). Clinical Decision-Making of Speech-Language Pathologists Working in Rural School Settings. Poster presentation at the 2015 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Denver, CO.

Hughes, C. D., Ghent, A. (November, 2015). Clinical Education in Stuttering: Using Student Actors as Simulated Parents. Poster presentation at the 2015 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Denver, CO.

Panico, J., Daniels, D. E., Hughes, S., & Hughes, C. D. (November, 2015). Listener perceptions and reactions to stuttering: Relevance and clinical implications. Seminar at the 2015 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Denver, CO.

Ellis, K., Hughes, C., & Embury, D. C. (February, 2015). Clinical Decision-Making of Speech-Language Pathologists Working in Rural School Settings. Poster presentation at the 2015 Annual Convention of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Louisville, KY.

Palasik, S., Hughes, C. D., & Ellis, K. (November, 2014). Experiential Learning of Fluency Enhancing Techniques: Perceptions of Graduate Students.  Poster presentation at the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Orlando, FL.

Sizemore, J., Cranfill, T., O’Brien, S., Hughes, C. D., & Mahanna-Boden, S. (November, 2014). Augmentative & Alternative Communication in the Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Study.  Poster session presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Orlando, FL. [Non-presenting co-author]

Boyle, M., Daniels, D., Hughes, C. D., & Burr, A. (November, 2014). Understanding the Culture of Stuttering: Improving Interactions with People who Stutter. Seminar presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Orlando, FL.

Hughes, C., Scharstein, T., Smith, M., Shafer, J. (March, 2014). Learning from the Experiences of Adults who Stutter. Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Covington, KY.

Hughes, C., Palasik, S., Ellis, K. (November, 2013). Using Easy Onsets in the "Real World": Graduate Student Experiences. Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Chicago, IL.

Hughes, C. (March, 2013). Treating Feelings and Thoughts Related to Stuttering in School-Age Children. Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Lexington, KY.

Hughes, C., & Cranfill, T. (March, 2013). Beyond the Numbers: Using Qualitative Data for Recording Clinical Progress. Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Lexington, KY.

Hughes, C., Gabel, R., Daniels, D., Slone, B. (November, 2012).  Exploring How Adolescents Discuss Stuttering with Siblings, Friends, and Family. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Atlanta, GA.
 
Hughes, C., Gabel, R., & Daniels, D. (November, 2012). Adolescents who Stutter and their Parents: Perceptions of Communication. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Atlanta, GA.

Hughes, C. (March, 2012). Stuttering treatment approaches for children, adolescents and adults. Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Louisville, KY.

Gabel, R., Hughes, C., Forney, A. (November, 2011). Do Gender and Familiarity Impact Attitudes Towards People Who Stutter? Poster presentation at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Speech‐Language‐Hearing Association. San Diego, CA.

Brackenbury, T., Hughes, C., Banzina, E., & Parveen, S. (November, 2011). Teaching
or learning: What does your syllabus promote? Poster presentation at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Speech‐Language‐Hearing Association. San Diego, CA.

Hughes, C., Gabel, R., Brouse, S., & Palasik, S. (November, 2010). The Effect of Familiarity on Attitudes Toward Stuttering. Poster presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Hughes, C., Swartz, E., & Gabel, R. (July, 2010). How to Make Stuttering Treatment Meet Your Values. Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the National Stuttering Association. Cleveland, Ohio.   

Gabel, R., Irani, F., Palasik, S., Swartz, E., & Hughes, C. (November, 2009). Treatment Outcomes of the Intensive Stuttering Therapy for Adolescents and Adults. Poster presentation at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. New Orleans, LA.

Palasik, S., Swartz, E., Irani, F., & Hughes, C.  (November, 2008). Stuttering: Basics and Experiences. Seminar at the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association 3rd Annual Statewide Conference. Bowling Green, OH.

Gabel, R., Hughes, S., Hughes, C., Irani, F., & Brouse, S. (November, 2006). Clinicians’ perceptions of career choices for people who stutter. Poster presentation at the 2006 Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Miami, FL.


Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • Phonetics
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
  • Fluency Disorders
  • Therapeutic Relationships in Special Education (Counseling)
  • Speech & Hearing Science
  • Clinical Practicum: Speech-Language Pathology   
  • Research Methodology in Communication Disorders
  • Graduate Thesis