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SLP Course Details

Course # 5420
Voice Therapy Techniques for the Aging Voice

Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT

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CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; SAC/1.0

Course Abstract

For SLPs who work with aging individuals, treatment of voice disorders can be complicated by differentiating between voice changes that occur as part of the normal aging process and voice disorders which can accompany aging. This presentation covers information regarding the normal vs. the disordered aging voice as well as treatment techniques that can be used to strengthen and enhance the voice of the aging person.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to list characteristics of the normal aging voice.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe voice disorders that may occur in the aging individual.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the use of therapeutic techniques that can strengthen the aging voice.
  • After this course, participants will be able to identify research literature which supports the use of various therapeutic techniques.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction and Overview
5-10 Minutes Voice changes with normal aging
10-20 Minutes Etiologies for voice disorders in the aging individual
20-55 Minutes Voice therapy techniques for the aging voice
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

Average Rating

(35 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 15 most recent comments out of 35 reviews

Review by: Susan on July 9, 2012
so much good information about voice therapy and characteristics of normal aging in voice.. she is a great presenter. Lots of information, kept it going, but not hurried.
Review by: Jessica on July 9, 2012
Very well organized, very helpful suggestions
Review by: Christine on July 8, 2012
Very organized!
Review by: Jeffrey on July 6, 2012
She was knowlegdeable
Review by: Susan on July 6, 2012
wonderful voice, great slides, lots of relevant information
Review by: Barbara on July 6, 2012
The speaker was very well organized and ended exactly on time. It was a nice touch to have us involved by asking us questions to which we could respond. It was such a pleasure to listener to a speaker who is not only very knowledgeable but uses good voice quality.
Review by: Jennifer Wareham on July 5, 2012
Relevant information to this population for increased clinical competence with ageing patients. Good EB references and fantastic organization and references.
Review by: Nilsa Rubin on July 5, 2012
The material presented was clear and organized. I especially appreciated the examples of voice the preseneter provided.
Review by: Sharon on July 5, 2012
Easy to follow with good, clear examples.
Review by: Kelly on July 5, 2012
Good amount of time spent on therapeutic techniques.
Review by: Barbara on July 5, 2012
It was a good review of the different treatments for disorders that affect the aging
Review by: Susan K. on July 5, 2012
Excellent flow of information and relevant to actual treatment.
Review by: Paul on July 5, 2012
The nice pleasant voice of the presenter and her organization skills in presenting the course.
Review by: Valerie on July 5, 2012
.Informative. The only reason it wasn't excellent is because I can't use it immediately in my practice. I just don't have very many voice clients.
Review by: Laura on July 5, 2012
The presenter was very knowledgable and provided audible examples of technique and voice impairments. Her presenation was very easy to listen to and digest. She provided specific therapy strategies that can be used in therapy. I felt encouraged by her to practice skills I have not used in a while and to try some new ones.

Course Information

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Course Presenter

barbara prakup

Barbara Prakup, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Prakup has practiced as a speech-language pathologist for nearly thirty years.  She is currently an adjunct professor at Baldwin Wallace College and was formerly an assistant professor at Cleveland State University.  Her research interests focus on the aging voice and the singing voice.  Dr. Prakup has taught undergraduate and graduate courses such as anatomy and physiology, phonetics, speech and hearing science, research design, and articulation and phonology.

Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; SAC/1.0

Time will be allowed for interaction between the participants and the presenter.

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Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

Please Note: The exam and course evaluation must be completed within 7 days of the live webinar.

To participate in the course, complete the exam, and earn continuing education credit (where applicable), you must be a CEU Total Access member.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.

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