Peter Schneider holds a state diploma (RWTH Aachen) in Speech and Language Therapy and in Pedagogics at the University of Munich. He worked as a teacher at primary schools and specialized in fluency disorders by workshops on Van Riper Therapy, Child-centered Play- therapy, Transactional Analysis. Since 1990, he’s lectured on stuttering and pragmatics at the school of Logopedics, university hospital Aachen, and works as a clinician, focusing on childhood fluency disorders. He has published several books for SLTs, parents, and children. Together with Patricia Sandrieser, he developed the direct therapy-approach KIDS and Mini-KIDS to stuttering children. He is one of the co-authors of the German evidence- and consensus-based guideline on fluency disorders.