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Motor Speech Disorders Module 2: Flaccid, Spastic, Ataxic and Hypokinectic Dysarthrias

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   10
Registration Fee:   $194

1. Identify Dysarthria as a motor speech disorder 2. Recognize various clinical characteristics of each dysarthria type 3. Distinguish between dysarthrias by using specific speech pathology diagnostic techniques 4. Understand the etiologies, distribution and level of severity reported in clinical practice, of the various dysarthrias 5. Consider methods for studying motor speech disorders through perceptual, instrumental and clinical salience analysis 6. Recognize patient complaints and clinical signs to help with patient diagnosis 7. Understand the anatomy and basic function of the direct and indirect activation pathways 8. Identify the anatomy and basic function of the cerebellar control circuit 9. Learn how the identification of dysarthrias and speech deficits can aid in the diagnosis of neurologic disease and localization 10. Gain knowledge about the basic anatomy and function of the basal ganglia control circuit 11. Learn by case samples given on how dysarthrias manifest themselves

Target Audience
Speech-Language Pathologist

Chapter 4: Flaccid Dysarthrias Chapter 5: Spastic Dysarthria Chapter 6: Ataxic Dysarthria Chapter 7: Hypokinetic Dysarthrias

This course utilizes text from the hardback textbook by Joseph R. Duffy, Ph.D. “Motor Speech Disorders” ©2005. Written by professor and head of speech language pathology at the Mayo Clinic, the second edition of Dr. Duffy’s textbook continues its reputation as a dependable and outstanding evidence-based source on acquired motor speech disorders in adults. It covers the substrates of motor speech and its disorders, the disorders and their diagnoses, and management -- focusing on integrating what is known about the bases of motor speech disorders with the realities of clinical practice to ensure readers have the key content they need to be effective practitioners. With expanded and updated information including current techniques, approaches, and case studies.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM