Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Speech therapy rehabilitation of disorders of the adult - LOGOPEDIA DEI DISTURBI DELLA VOCE

Course code
4S000188
Name of lecturer
Stefania Brotto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LOGO 3A2S dal Jan 7, 2020 al Feb 28, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

1) Provide the criteria for choosing proper Evaluation and Speech Therapy, with special focus on Evidence
2) Provide the Evaluation Methodology: perceptive, objective, subjective
3) Provide the Rehabilitative Techniques and Methodologies, with special focus on those based on Evidences

Syllabus

Voice Definition and Function 
- Notions of Euphony, Dysphonia and Dysody  - Voice Parameters - Phonation Physiology: Phonation Theories - Postural and Respiratory Evaluation - Laryngeal Palpation and Manipulation - Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation
- Speech Therapy, Evaluation Protocols - Voice Profile - Voice Disorders Self-Assessment - VHI - Laryngologic and Rehabilitative Diagnosis - Dysphonia Classification - Non-organic and Psychogenic Dysphonia - Organic Dysphonia - Logopedic Take in Charge - Voice Disorders Counseling - Posture and Voice - Rules of Voice Hygiene - Holistic Methods - An Overview on Artistic Voice: singers and actors - Child Dysphonia: Evalutation, Diagnosis and Treatment 
- Speech therapy in major surgery results 
- Laryngectomy rehabilitation Didactic methods Classroom lessons include frontal lectures (supported by slides), exercises and clinical case evaluations. Exam bibliography: 1) Frontal Lecture Slides 2) F. Fussi, M. Gilardone, Clinica della voce, Ed. Libreria Cortina, 2009 3) Disturbi della voce in età evolutiva
- A. Borragan et altri, Il Metodo Propriocettivo Elastico (PROEL) nella terapia vocale, Acta Phoniatrica Latina, Vol. XXX,
n.1, 2008, Ed. La Garangola, Padova
- 4) R. Mazzocchi, Le disfonie infantili: una proposta terapeutica. Ed. Mazzocchi, 2013
 5) S. Magnani, Le disfonie psicogene (ebook, 2018) 6) M. Rossi, P. Andretta, S. Brotto, Profilo Vocale, ed. Omega, Torino
- 7) O. Schindler (a cura di), “La voce. Fisiologia, patologia, clinica e terapia” ed. Piccin, Padova, 2010 (Chap. 6, 9, 10, 11, 23, 29, 30, 40, 41, 42, 45,49, 50)
 In addition to compulsory texts, students may refer to the following texts for more detailed background information: Il mio quaderno della voce, ed. Del Cerro, Tirrenia, 2005
 Acta Phoniatrica Latina, La valutazione dei risultati del trattamento logopedico delle disfonie. Il protocollo Sifel, vol. 24, fasc. 1-2 , 2002 ed. La Garangola, Padova.
 Accornero, Balbuzie, stato dell’arte e intervento logopedico, ed. Minerva Medica, 2010
 Acta Phoniatrica Latina Balbuzie-update vol.30 fasc 2-3, 2008, Ed La Garangola, Padova, pp. 260-319.
 S. Calva, M. Nervo, G. Brondino, Il rilassamento infantile: tecniche comportamentali; ed. Omega, Torino, 1983
 A. Cimmino, R. Sperandeo, Il counseling nella terapia logopedica, SiPGI, 2009
 M. Di Pietro, l’ABC delle mie emozioni, vol. 4-7, 8-13, ed. Erikson
 F. Fussi, S. Magnani, Lo spartito logopedico, Ed. Omega, Torino, 2003
 F. Fussi, E. Turlà, Il trattamento delle disfonie: una prospettiva per il metodo Estill VoiceCraft, Ed. Omega, Torino, 2008 pp. 101-139
 F. Fussi, S. Magnani, L'arte vocale, Omega ed. 1994 S. Magnani, Il bambino e la sua voce, ed. F. Angeli, Milano, 2007 S. Magnani, “ Curare la voce. Diagnosi e terapia dei disturbi della voce”, Ed. F. Angeli, 2006 S. Magnani, F. Fussi; “Ascoltare la voce” itinerario percettivo alla scoperta della qualità della voce, Ed. F. Angeli, 2008 W. De Colle, “Voce e computer”. Analisi acustica del segnale verbale (il sistema CSL-MDVP), Ed. Omega, 2001 Linee guida per la pratica clinica Disfonia (SINTESI) 2009 Traduzione di A Schindler, D. Ginocchio, O. Schindler, Schwarz SR, Cohen SM, Dailey SH, Rosenfeld RM, Deusch ES, Gillespie B et al.
 K. Verdolini Abbott, La voce in risonanza (LMRVT), Ph.D., CCC-SLP- University of Pittsburgh

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment modality: Oral examination
Professor’s Contact Information:
Telephone 3406587920
e-mail: stefania.brotto@gmail.com - stefania.brotto@univr.it
Office hours:
By appointment, before or after lessons hours





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