This Back to Basics course will discuss assessment procedures needed to complete a functional assessment of common dysphonias. Special emphasis will be placed on streamlining voice disorder assessment protocols to the minimal perceptual, acoustic, aerodynamic and self-evaluation techniques needed to perform a comprehensive, yet time-efficient, voice evaluation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the components and techniques of a functional voice disorder assessment.
- After this course, participants will be able to list functional acoustic and aerodynamic assessment measures.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify commercially available and free software to measure acoustic and aerodynamic parameters of voice.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview: Functional voice assessment techniques|
|15-20 Minutes||Techniques for making a voice recording|
|20-25 Minutes||Voice/speech materials|
|25-40 Minutes||Perception and videolaryngoscopy techniques|
|40-50 Minutes||Acoustic/aerodynamic techniques|
|50-55 Minutes||Patient self-evaluation techniques|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Bridget A. Russell, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Bridget A. Russell received her BA, MA, and PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is an Associate Professor at the State University of New York at Fredonia and has 21 years of experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in voice disorders, respiratory training therapy, and transgender voice treatment. She has over 160 regional, state, national, and international presentations. She has published works in JSHLR, CICSD, The Communicator, SpeechPathology.com, and Voice and Speech Review and has served as an editorial consultant for JSHLR and Delmar Publishing Group. She has mentored over 60 student independent research projects culminating in 12 graduate research awards at regional and state association conventions. She is director of the Speech Production Laboratory at SUNY Fredonia which includes research collaborations with Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo, NY.
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