This course will review and demonstrate the application of various evidence-based therapy approaches associated with organic or psychogenic conditions within the pediatric population. Examples will be integrated into child-based therapy along with discussion on how to consult the family and promote alternatives to phonotraumatic voice patterns. This course is open captioned.
Course created on August 16, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least 3 semi-occluded exercises for their voice patients.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe, identify and provide alternatives to phonotraumatic behaviors.
- After this course, participants will be able to distinguish normal from disordered voice and severity levels when rating the CAPE-V.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 2-3 vocal hygiene recommendations.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and background|
|5-15 Minutes||Normal versus abnormal anatomy and physiology|
|15-20 Minutes||Distinguishing normal and disordered voice|
|20-25 Minutes||ENT referral process, what to expect with an evaluation|
|25-35 Minutes||CAPE V discussion, perceptual analysis|
|35-55 Minutes||Voice therapy techniques/play based activities|
|55-75 Minutes||lmproving vocal hygiene|
|75-85 Minutes||Family counseling, steps to take prior to and after voice evaluation|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
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Amol Maddiwar, MS, CCC-SLP
Amol Maddiwar, MS, CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). Amol was recently the chair of the Voice Committee at CCHMC and actively sees voice patients. Amol is an active member for the Cultural and Linguistic Diversity team. His clinical interests include voice, accent reduction, traumatic brain injury, fluency and apraxia. He is also currently facilitating the Accent Reduction conversation group at CCHMC. Amol has been with the Division of Speech Pathology for 4 years.
Kevin McElfresh, MA, CCC-SLP
Kevin McElfresh, MA, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). He has 11 years of clinical experience and is in his fourteenth year at CCHMC. Currently, Kevin is an active member of the Voice Team as well as the lead person for technology related projects. Kevin has focused on using computerized technology to improve the evaluation and therapeutic process of stuttering as well as other speech and language disorders. He has also worked to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Division of Speech Pathology using PC applications, hardware and other electronic means.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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