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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


What three goals can vocal hygiene help achieve?

1 - prevent vocal fold pathology
2 - eliminate vocal fold pathology
3 - eliminate a distracting vocal quality