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Running Groups

Group mix The therapy groups are focused or topical, i.e. the clients all have similar difficulties and the therapy is focused on the same areas of concern. They are also time-limited, in that they are limited in the amount of time they will run – in this case,…

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Therapy focus

Areas of concern Clearly there are many aspects of an atypical voice that could be addressed in any course aimed at ameliorating the effects of functional dysphonia. The current course focuses predominantly on the following broad areas. Understanding the mechanism of voice production. Improving auditory awareness/self-monitoring skills. Developing…

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Contents

CONTENTS OVERVIEW Therapy focus Running groups Course Schedule VOICE PACK 1 Functional Voice Difficulty Do’s and Don’ts Stopping Throat Clearing Respiratory System…

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Appendix 2: Example Case Notes

Medical Records Each healthcare institution will have its own systems and procedures for maintaining clinical records. These will include standards for what minimum data must be (legally) included and reported on. It is of paramount importance that practitioners follow the guidance of their professional body, their employer and…

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Appendix 1: Example Invitation Letter

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SERVICE DATE TITLE FIRST_NAME LAST_NAME ADDRESS1, ADDRESS2, TOWN ZIP_CODE   Dear TITLE LAST_NAME Voice Therapy Sessions Further to your recent voice assessment, I am writing to offer you some voice therapy sessions aimed at: Providing information on how to conserve your voice. Demonstrating how to use…

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