This course will provide an overview of considerations for treatment of pediatric and adolescent vocal athletes, including for treatment of common vocal disorders within this population.
Course created on May 22, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to identify what constitutes a vocal athlete, and common laryngeal pathologies in vocal athletes.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of the SLP in the multidisciplinary treatment of vocal athletes.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify two direct voice therapy treatment options to remediate vocal injury in pediatric and adolescent vocal athletes.
|5-10 Minutes||Define vocal athlete|
|10-15 Minutes||Incidence & prevalence of vocal injury|
|15-35 Minutes||Common pathologies & treatment options|
|35-45 Minutes||Multidisciplinary management|
|45-55 Minutes||Case Study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Wendy DeLeo LeBorgne, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Wendy LeBorgne is a voice pathologist, speaker, author, and master-class clinician. She actively presents nationally and internationally on the professional voice and is the clinical director of two successful private practice voice centers (ProVoice Center, Cincinnati, OH & BBIVAR, Dayton, OH). Dr. LeBorgne holds an adjunct professor position at Cincinnati Conservatory (CCM) as their Voice Consultant as well as teaching vocal pedagogy and vocal wellness courses. She completed a B.F.A. in musical theater from Shenandoah Conservatory and both her masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Cincinnati. Original peer-reviewed research has been published in multiple journals and she is a contributing author on multiple voice textbooks. Most recently, she has co-authored The Vocal Athlete text and workbook with Marci Rosenberg. Her patients and private students currently can be found on radio, TV, film, cruise ships, Broadway, Off-Broadway, national tours, commercial music tours, and opera stages around the world.
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