This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will provide an overview of considerations for evaluation of pediatric and adolescent vocal athletes. This will include normal voice development and common vocal pathologies within this population.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify physiological differences between pediatric and adult voices.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify age-and training-related questions, specific to vocal athletes, to include in a traditional voice evaluation.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the most common vocal pathologies within the pediatric and adolescent vocal athlete population.
|5-20 Minutes||Anatomy & Physiology|
|20-35 Minutes||Specific Case History|
|35-55 Minutes||Common Pathologies|
|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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