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Demystifying Voice Therapy for Children & Adults: A Hands-on Approach

  • 28 Apr 2017
  • Bordy Theater 216 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

Emerson College is proud to present a Speech-Language-Pathology Continuing

Education Workshop:

Demystifying Voice Therapy for Children & Adults:

A Hands-On Approach


Friday, April 28, 2017, 8:30AM – 4:30PM

Bordy Theater

216 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

Click here to register


About the Workshop:

This workshop’s focus will be on techniques used to evaluate and treat voice disorders. Anatomy and physiology, voice production and common voice disorders will be reviewed before participants

practice perceptual evaluation skills, ear-training tasks and treatment strategies. Use of easily accessible acoustic evaluation tools will also be included. Pediatric and adult cases will be used to illustrate evaluation and treatment principles and techniques.


About the Speakers:

Voice specialists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Department of Voice, Speech and Swallowing Therapy:

Laura B. Castro, MS CCC-SLP

With skills in both dysphagia and voice, her interests include pre- and post-operative voice care and treatment, the transgender voice, and therapy for the professional voice user.


Victoria B. Flormann, MS CCC-SLP

Her clinical work with adults and pediatrics has included pre- and post-operative voice care, and the treatment of functional voice disorders, paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder, and the singing

voice.


Barbara F. Worth, MS CCC-SLP

After years of working in teaching hospitals in MA, she now works primarily with transgender individuals, singers, and professional voice users. She also teaches at local universities and lectures extensively.


Attendance fees:

Standard: $150

Emerson College Alumni: $125




Disclosure:

Financial — All three presenters will receive a speaking fee from Emerson College and receive a salary from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Department of Voice, Speech and Swallowing Therapy.


Nonfinancial — No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

CEUs:

This event is to be offered for .6 ASHA CEUs

(intermediate level, professional area).


Program Completion Requirements:

Participants are expected to be present for the entire program. Individuals who are not present for the full program will not be recommended

for ASHA CEUs. No partial credit will be provided.


Full flyer here.

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