The Use of Breath Support as a Tool for Dysarthria Management

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The Use of Breath Support as a Tool for Dysarthria Management

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  • The Use of Breath Support as a Tool for Dysarthria Management
    November 14, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

EVENING MEETING – 2 CES DELAWARE LICENSURE

Carlene Osweiler, MA, CCC-SLP – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Jamie Bradford, PT, DPT – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

This course will cover the basics of dysarthria and modalities of treatment based on the current research. We will then segue into the benefits of improved breath support and control on speech intelligibility in patients with dysarthria. The remaining portion of the course will provide treatment ideas and suggestions for SLPs to use for improvement of posture and thereby breath support in their patients. The course will contain a PowerPoint with lecture, video clips, hands-on demonstration, and a case example. This presentation will contain relevant content for clinicians working with any age group across the lifespan, pediatric or adult.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
6:30-8:30
At Easterseals
61 Corporate Circle
New Castle, DE, 19720
Second Entrance

Please RSVP by November 12th to:
deirdresmithslp@gmail.com

Attendance at no charge is a benefit of DSHA membership
Attendance for Non-DSHA members is $15

Learning Objectives:
Participants will identify 2 findings of current dysarthria treatment research.
Participants will describe at least 2 ways that positioning can improve breath support and control.
Participants will describe at least 2 techniques that can facilitate increased voice volume.