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Differential Diagnosis of the Dysarthrias

Course: #9959Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Dec 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST

Individuals with motor speech disorders (MSD) can comprise a large proportion of caseloads in medical settings. This course describes how to differentially diagnose MSD in order to assist with neurological localization of symptoms, provide a framework to inform treatment direction, and provide useful clinical terminology for clinicians in their discussions of patients. Underlying neuropathology, site of lesion characteristics, and perceptual and physical features of the dysarthrias are discussed.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Dec 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the underlying neuropathology of the dysarthrias.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the site of lesion characteristics of the dysarthrias.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the salient perceptual and physical features that differentiate the dysarthrias.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Flaccid dysarthria
15-25 Minutes Spastic dysarthria
25-30 Minutes Ataxic dysarthria
30-35 Minutes Hypokinetic dysarthria
35-40 Minutes Hyperkinetic dysarthria
40-45 Minutes Unilateral Upper Motor Neuron
45-55 Minutes Mixed dysarthria
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Julie Stierwalt was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She is a Consultant in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic and Associate Professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Intermediate Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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