This course is designed to introduce the different types of artificial larynges that are on the market, as well as the IPATPAL method (Information-Placement-Articulation-Timing-Pitch and Loudness) used for patient instruction to help with mastery.
Course created on February 16, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how an artificial larynx works.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe goals and selection factors for alaryngeal communication as well as the role of the SLP in this process.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the IPATPAL method.
|5-15 Minutes||Goals, role of SLP and selection factors for communication|
|15-25 Minutes||Overview of AL including function/styles and sound|
|25-50 Minutes||IPATPAL METHOD/Description|
|50-55 Minutes||Access/ general reimbursement and replacement guidelines and resources|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Meaghan Kane-Benjamin, M.A., CCC-SLP
Meaghan Kane Benjamin, M.A., CCC-SLP received her B.A. in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 1993 from Montclair State University, New Jersey and M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology in 1995 from The Ohio State University, Columbus . Meaghan is currently the Co-Director of the Education Division at Atos Medical Inc. Prior to joining Atos Medical in 2006, Meaghan worked at the University of San Francisco in the Otolaryngology Department under the mentorship of Carla Gress, PhD & Mark Singer, MD for close to 10 years. In addition to her extensive clinical experience with TE voice restoration, Meaghan has directed and participated in numerous seminars and training related to head and neck cancer rehabilitation. She has devoted her 19-year career to speech, swallowing and voice rehabilitation with particular interest in laryngectomee rehabilitation.
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