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Respiratory Muscle Strength Training for Speech and Voice

Published by <p>This resource provides information related to respiratory muscle strength training to improve speech and voice. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Basic Cheat Sheet for the use of Passy Muir Speaking Valve with Ventilation

Published by <p>Working with the ventilation population can be initially daunting as a speech-language pathologist (SLP). This material provides a basic review of types of ventilation and ventilator settings that are important to know and understand before initiating Passy Muir speaking valve (PMV) trials. Furthermore, a review of the benefits of PMV use and collaboration with a […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Voice Therapy 101

Published by <p>This course will introduce participants to voice therapy techniques and their rationales. Assessment will be briefly discussed, including laryngeal and glottic abnormalities, although intervention will be the main focus of this session. Have your favorite straw ready! <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Behavioral Cough Suppression Therapy for Patients with Refractory Chronic Cough

Published by <p>This course will describe how cough hypersensitivity as an underlying cause of refractory chronic cough, define the purpose of and theoretical rationale for behavioral cough suppression therapy from a neuroplasticity standpoint, and integrate the basic components of behavioral cough suppression therapy and guidelines for determining appropriate candidates for the therapy. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Gender Affirming Voices & Communication

Published by <p>This course will cover voicing subsystems targeted in gender affirming voice & communication therapy, identify social barriers to voice & communication therapy, and provide an overview of therapy techniques unique to gender affirming & voice communication therapy. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Voice Therapy in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidelines for Clinical Practice (2020)

Published by <p>During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a growing population of people needing voice therapy services. People with severe COVID-19 cases of the disease may have vocal impairments related to invasive extended periods of mechanical ventilation. People with mild COVID-19 cases can still develop mild to moderate dysphonia. Since COVID-19 is a respiratory syndrome, extra […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

A Study of Vocal Facilitating Techniques Compared to Manual Circumlaryngeal Therapy in Teachers with Muscle Tension Dysphonia (2020)

Published by <p>Muscle tension dysphonia (MTD) is frequently diagnosed within the teaching profession because it makes up the largest group of professional voice users worldwide. Teaching can cause environmental factors such as poor vocal hygiene and psychological factors such as emotional and physical stress on the voice. All of this puts teachers at a higher risk for […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Effects of a 6-Week Straw Phonation in Water Exercise Program on the Aging Voice (2020)

Published by <p>Presbyphonia (aging voice) can be caused by anatomical, physiological, and neurological changes to the voice due to the aging process. These changes can negatively affect a person’s quality of life because of the increased vocal effort, discomfort, and anxiety or frustration of needing to repeat statements in order to be heard. Some of the reported […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Tracheoesophageal Puncture (TEP) for Indwelling Voice Prosthesis (2013)

Published by <p>Patients included in the study were all diagnosed with laryngeal cancer in the years 1990-2008, and all received a total laryngectomy. 64 of these patients also received a tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP) and indwelling voice prosthesis during their laryngectomy, with the remaining 26 receiving the prothesis after their laryngectomy. The group who received their prothesis after […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Hyoid Muscle Distonia (2015)

Published by <p>The key phrases search at the Movement Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic Rochester revealed 55 patients were administered botulinum toxin to their hyoids during the 10-year time period from 1993-2013. Of those 55 patients, 15 indicated dystonia specially in the hyoid muscle. Of these patients, the average age was 49.5 years. The major symptoms mentioned […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>