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The Source® Voice Disorders: Adolescent & Adult, Second Edition Sandra A. Schwartz Revised second edition of this popular manual provides updated information, guidelines, and recommendations for clinical practice in the evaluation and treatment of clients with voice disorders. Provides both experienced and new clinicians with evaluative tools, treatment ideas, and therapy tasks to help clients improve. Includes an overview of the anatomy and physiology of voice production. Voice evaluation chapter includes rating scales, instrumental and non-instrumental assessment, and report writing. Includes an overview of 23 voice disorders, 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), and therapy exercises/tasks (physical exercises, respiration/airflow, phonation, resonance, and more). Comes with online access to additional printable activity pages, including: voice, respiration, and resonance exercise sheets; evaluation tools, voice handicap index, example treatment plans, sample protocols, consent forms, client questionnaire, and educational handouts.
192 pages, softcover