The Source for Voice Disorders: Adolescent & Adult–Second Edition

Sandra A. Schwartz
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Sandra A. Schwartz

Details: 192 pages, 8.5” x 11”, softcover

ISBN13: 978-1-416-41175-8

Release Date: ©2020


Ages: 13–Adult
Grades: 8–Adult

The revised, second edition of this popular manual provides updated information, guidelines, and recommendations for clinical practice in the evaluation and treatment of patients with voice disorders. This resource provides both the experienced and new clinician with evaluative tools, treatment ideas, and therapy tasks to help clients improve.

The Source® Voice Disorders: Adolescent and Adult–Second Edition, begins with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of voice production. The chapter on voice evaluation includes rating scales, instrumental and noninstrumental assessment, and report writing. An overview of 23 voice disorders is given, along with their etiology, presentation, and treatment/therapy suggestions.

Various treatment approaches are reviewed and specific exercises and therapy activities are given for:

  • Vocal hygiene
  • Voice therapy theories and approaches (e.g., resonant voice therapy, laryngeal massage)
  • Therapy exercises/tasks (physical exercises, respiration/airflow, phonation, resonance, and more)

Copy or print the activity pages provided via online access, including:

  • Voice, respiration, and resonance exercise sheets
  • Evaluation tools
  • Voice handicap index
  • Example treatment plans
  • Sample protocols
  • Consent forms
  • Patient questionnaire
  • Educational handouts