Flashcards in Management of Voice Disorders Deck (12):
Who provides treatment and management of a voice disorder depends on what factors?
Causal and maintaining factors
Who are different professionals who might treat a voice disorder?
ENT, surgeon, neurologist, psychologist, and SLP
What is the ultimate goal of voice therapy?
To achieve a realistic level of adequacy that will meet that patient's occupational, emotional, and social needs
What are the three general principles for voice therapy?
1 - progress results from patient's response to clinician's instruction/encouragement
2 - auditory discrimination and feedback are important
3 - therapy is designed for each individual
What type of voice disorders can we apply the general principles to?
ALL voice disorders that require any type of behavioral voice treatment
What is the general principles of voice therapy patterned after?
VanRiper's articulation approach
What is the most important segment in voice therapy?
Facilitating a change in the voice
What do we use facilitating techniques for?
To facilitate the production of an improved voice
What might be the most difficult step of voice therapy?
Carry-over and habitualization
What is Wolpe's reciprocal inhibition?
Developing a hierarchy of where the patient will be the most successful in using their voice to more anxiety and harder to use their ovice
What is the hierarchy of anxiety evoking situations commonly used for?
For pscyhogenic voice disorders therapy, but it can be applied to other voice disorders where anxiety is not an issue