Voice Therapy Techniques for the Aging Voice
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.
|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|
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.
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This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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