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Printable informal voice assessment for med SLPs

Quick, Informal Voice Assessment

Published by <p>This two-page evaluation form includes diadochokinetic rate, s/z ratio, maximum phonation, and fundamental frequency. Evidence-based norms are included for all parts. <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>
Med SLP printable: Vocal fold function differential diagnosis reference

Vocal Fold Function

Published by <p>This resource differentiates asthma and vocal fold dysfunction, laryngospasm vs vocal fold dysfunction, and lists key features of various vocal fold disorders. <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>
Med SLP evaluation checklist

Quick Eval Checklist for SLPs

Published by <p>This 1-page note-sheet captures information required for initial evaluation of someone entering a rehab facility, including basic information about swallowing, speech/language, voice, and cognitive abilities. <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>
Med SLP printable handout: Presbyphonia

Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice

Published by <p>This handout explains presbyphonia “the aging voice”, what specific structures of the body change, and how to seek medical treatment if the person’s quality of life is being affected by these vocal changes. <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>

Parkinson’s Disease and Voice Therapy Exercises

Published by <p>Lower dopamine levels cause automatic movements —speech, voice, swallowing, walking —to become difficult. This handout focuses on voice exercises with intentional body actions and uses a decibel meter device/application to measure progress. <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>

Oral Mech Exam Visual Cards

Published by <p>Completing an oral mech exam with someone who is deaf or hard of hearing, or while wearing a mask or other PPE can be a challenge. These 3×5 inch cards can be cut, laminated, and used to guide the patient through the steps of the oral mech exam. Clean thoroughly between use, or print 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>

Oral Mech Exam

Published by <p>A quick reference guide for SLPs conducting oral mech exams, including cues for the physical exam, voice observation, articulation, and nasality. Includes specifics on how to assess both sensory and motor functions of the cranial nerves. <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>

Phonotrauma and Vocal Hygiene

Published by <p>This handout is for people experiencing phonotrauma and seeking functional strategies to manage symptoms. The handout includes causes and complications of phonotrauma as well as 6 strategies to improve vocal hygiene. <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>

Parkinson’s, the Brain, and Your Voice

Published by <p>Handout defining how changes in the brain related to Parkinson’s affect speech and how speech-language pathologists can help improve communication. <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>

Muscle Tension Dysphonia and Circumlaryngeal Manual Therapy

Published by <p>This handout addresses voice concerns related to voice tightness related to muscle tension dysphonia (MTD). The handout describes what MTD is, what causes it, and how circumlaryngeal manual therapy may help. The Mayo Clinic offers continuing education training in this intervention technique. <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>