SAC members and associates receive FREE exclusive access to all of SAC's online professional development opportunities.
Not an SAC member or associate? Click here for more information on the benefits of joining SAC!
This webcast is eligible for 1 SAC CEE (Category A).
Presented by Linda Rammage, PhD, RSLP, S-LP(C)
Intended audience: S-LPs, communication health assistants and students
This session pertains to: Pre-school aged children (0-5), school-aged children (6-17), adults (18-64) and geriatric populations (65+)
Level: Intermediate (Assumes general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)
Voice therapy can be used with individuals with a wide variety of voice disorders. Voice dysfunction is typically the result of a complex interaction of variables, including lifestyle, emotional, reflux and technique factors, and sometimes the clinical picture is complicated by an anatomical or disease manifestation. Client-centered voice therapy programs take these variables into account to determine priorities for management and the most appropriate indirect and/or direct approaches for an individual. This workshop will discuss rationales and indications for indirect and direct voice therapy approaches. It will also describe and demonstrate popular comprehensive and targeted direct therapy approaches, so that participants can practice techniques during the presentation.
Participants will be able to:
- Use a multidisciplinary model to determine treatment priorities for individuals with voice dysfunction.
- Identify indications for comprehensive or targeted voice therapy approaches.
- Demonstrate a variety of techniques used in direct voice therapy.
|Access to SAC webinars, Lunch & Learns and webcasts are an exclusive benefit of SAC membership. Links to online SAC Professional Development opportunities are not to be shared with non-members/non-associates. SAC reserves the right to terminate participation of a non-member/associate in any SAC online Professional Development event.
Non-members or non-associates must join SAC in order to have access to SAC online professional development. Information on joining SAC can be found on our website at https://www.sac-oac.ca/membership-certification/become-member-0.