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Voice Evaluation Components: What SLPs Should Know

1.0 Hours
32
Audio

Course Description

This course will cover the importance of different types of voice evaluations for a whole client picture, and how to differentiate them all. We will also discuss when each is appropriate and why. We will explain each type of voice evaluation, and guide clinicians on what components to include in these different, but complementary, options for beginning voice therapy treatment.


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Objective

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

1
Describe components of a behavioral voice evaluation.
2
Describe components of an acoustic and aerodynamic voice evaluation.
3
Describe components of videostroboscopy.
About Presenters

Kristie Knickerbocker

MS, CCC-SLP

Kristie Knickerbocker is a speech-language pathologist and singing voice specialist in Fort Worth, Texas. She rehabilitates voice and swallowing at her private practice, a tempo Voice Center, and lectures on voice science nationally. She is part of the Professional Development Committee for ASHA Special Interest Group 3, Voice and Upper Airway Disorders, and a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the Pan-American Vocology Association. Knickerbocker blogs on her website at www.atempovoicecenter.com. She has developed a line of kid and adult-friendly therapy materials specifically for voice on TPT or her website. Follow her on Pinterest, on Twitter and Instagram or like her on Facebook.

Leigh Ann Porter

MA, CCC-SLP

Leigh Ann Porter earned her master’s in Communication Sciences from the University of Central Florida in 2013, and has enjoyed being an SLP ever since. While at UCF, Leigh Ann was part of a grant to prepare SLPs to work with English Language Learners, earning a graduate certificate of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Leigh Ann now resides in Kansas City where she divides her time working across outpatient, acute, and inpatient rehab settings. She has presented courses registered for ASHA CEUs to regional SLPs on topics such as how the respiratory system and cough influence dysphagia, a review of the literature on dysphagia exercises, and generating measurable dysphagia goals. For multidisciplinary continuing education with PTs and OTs, Leigh Ann has presented on topics such as Cognitive Retraining with an emphasis on memory strategies, and the SLP’s scope of practice & making appropriate patient referrals to the SLP.

Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEU (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Course Timeline
Timeline
5 min: Welcome and background
10 min: Introduction to voice disorders , define terms for types of voice evaluations, establish foundational knowledge on settings in which voice disorders can be treated
10 min: Behavioral Voice Evaluations: What, When, How
10 min: Acoustic and Aerodynamic Voice Evaluations: What, When, How
10 min: Videostroboscopic Voice Evaluations: What, When, How
15 min: Questions & Answers
Course Disclosure
The content of this course is based on the research and experience of the presenter. You are responsible to do your own research to determine if the information and skills taught are appropriate for your clients/students/patients.
Disclosure Statement for Kristie Knickerbocker
Financial Kristie Knickerbocker received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationships exist.
Disclosure Statement for Leigh Ann Porter
Financial Leigh Ann Porter is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives compensation. Leigh Ann is the owner of the website Speech Uncensored.
Nonfinancial No relevant non-financial relationships exist.

Kristie Knickerbocker

MS, CCC-SLP

Leigh Ann Porter

MA, CCC-SLP

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