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Voice Therapy Techniques for the Aging Voice

Course: #5420 Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 35 Reviews

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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list characteristics of the normal aging voice.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe voice disorders that may occur in the aging individual.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the use of therapeutic techniques that can strengthen the aging voice.
  • checkmarkAfter 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


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