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How We Create Voice and Speech

Published by <p>This handout provides visual anatomy of vocal function as well as a written description of how voice and speech are created. Includes a partial list of diagnoses that affect 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>

How Speaking Valves Work

Published by <p>This handout is designed for speech-language pathologists working with patients and families with tracheostomies who want to understand how speaking valves work. The handout features basic anatomy of voice, as well as basic eligibility requirements and safety precautions. <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>

How Damage to the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerves Affects Swallowing and Voice

Published by <p>This handout provides a visual depicting the unique pathway of the recurrent laryngeal nerves from the brainstem, around the heart, and up to the larynx. The handout describes the purpose of cranial nerves as well as the specific functions of the vagus nerve and recurrent laryngeal nerves. The handout features a list of symptoms that […] <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>

GRBAS Auditory Perceptual Evaluation of Voice

Published by <p>The GRBAS is a non-standardized, commonly used auditory perceptual scale used by a speech-language pathologist (SLP) to evaluate the healthiness of a person’s voice. This resource provides information on the five characteristics and ratings for consistent communication and understanding between SLPs. <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>

Aerosol Generating Procedures: A Resource for SLPs

Published by <p>The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many changes for how speech-language pathologists approach our daily evaluations and treatments with individuals with dysphagia and voice treatment. This handout is a resource to give more guidance for how to safely treat aerosol-generating procedures to reduce the risk for infections for providers. <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>