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Voice and Resonance Impairment - CSCD5062

Year - 2020

This unit of study will enable students to describe, analyse and apply: i) the anatomical, physiological, aerodynamic, biomechanical, acoustic, physical and perceptual principles of vocal function; ii) principles and skills in the assessment and analysis of vocal function including basic principles of acoustic speech recording and analysis; iii) the nature of voice and resonance impairment; evaluation and management of individuals with a variety of voice and resonance impairment ; iv) different interventions to change resonance and v) voice techniques that facilitate vocal change

2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr tutorial/week

Listening exam entry level task (barrier), case-based exam (20%) voice assessment assignment (30%) and voice therapy demonstration video- entry level task (barrier task) and written assignment (50%)

Arnold E. Aronson, Diane M. Bless (2009) Clinical Voice Disorders. NY, Thieme

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD5067 Clinical Practice 2

Assumed knowledge
Normal head and neck anatomy, and neurology of the speech system including the nervous system and motor control


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Communication Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Cate Madill
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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