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Speech Therapy for “Cleft Palate Speech” and Sequelae of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to list the potential effects of cleft palate and velopharyngeal dysfunction on speech.
- After this course, participants will be able to make a distinction between obligatory distortions and compensatory errors.
- After this course, participants will be able to determine when speech therapy is appropriate and when surgical intervention is needed.
- After this course, participants will be able to use appropriate techniques to correct a variety of compensatory placement errors.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe why motor learning principles should be applied to speech therapy.
|5-20 Minutes||Causes of abnormal speech after cleft lip and palate; Normal velopharyngeal function and velopharyngeal dysfunction; effects of VPI on speech and resonance; effects of structural anomalies on speech production (obligatory distortions and compensatory err|
|20-25 Minutes||When speech therapy is appropriate (and when it’s not)|
|25-55 Minutes||Speech therapy techniques and principles of motor learning|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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