Flashcards in Evaluation of Motor Speech Disorders Deck (14):
What are the 2 basic methods of evaluating motor speech disorders?
Perceptual Analysis and Instrumentation
Which method is the "gold standard" for evaluation MSDs?
Why is their poor agreement amongst SLPs when evaluation MSDs?
because individuals have difficulty attending to more than 1 aspect of a pathological acoustic signal
What is included in an auditory perceptual assesment?
Oral mech exam and a speech exam (vowel prolongations, SMRs/AMRs, reading, and conversation)
What motor characteristics do we take into consideration?
Speed of movement
Range of movement
The gag reflex is clinically significant only if it is _______ elicited.
What are some possible oral reflexes to assess?
Gag reflex, jaw jerk, sucking reflex, snout and palmomental
What are the 5 components necessary for normal speech production needed to be assessed?
respiration, phonation, resonance, articulation, prosody
______ is the primary function of speech production.
provides subglottic air pressure needed to set VFs into vibration
production of voiced phonemes through VF vibration in larynx
proper placement of oral or nasal tonality onto phonemes during speech accomplished by raising and lowering of velum (VP closure)
shaping of voal air stream into phonemes