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Motor Speech Disorders Module 3: Other Dysarthrias and Apraxia

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   11
Registration Fee:   $213

1. Recognize various clinical characteristics of hyperkinetic, unilateral upper motor neuron, and mixed dysarthrias 2. Define and understand apraxia of speech 3. Distinguish between dysarthria and apraxia of speech 4. Learn and understand the motor speech programmer network 5. Identify the nonspeech, nonoromotor, and nonlinguistic characteristics of patients with AOS 6. Understand the etiologies, distribution and level of severity reported in clinical practice, of the various dysarthrias 7. Consider methods for studying motor speech disorders through perceptual, instrumental and clinical salience analysis 8. Recognize patient complaints and clinical signs regarding dysarthria and apraxia to help with patient diagnosis 9. Understand the anatomy and basic function of the basal ganglia control circuit and the upper motor neuron system 10. Learn how the identification of dysarthrias and speech deficits can aid in the diagnosis of neurologic disease and localization 11. Learn by case samples given on how dysarthrias manifest themselves

Target Audience
Speech-Language Pathologist

Chapter 8: Hyperkinetic Dysarthrias Chapter 9: Unilateral Upper Motor Neuron Dysarthria Chapter 10: Mixed Dysarthrias Chapter 11: Apraxia of Speech

By Joseph R. Duffy, Ph.D. 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