Systematic Assessment of Vocal Tremor for Improved Classification and Treatment of Hyperkinetic Speech Disorders

Systematic Assessment of Vocal Tremor for Improved Classification and Treatment of Hyperkinetic Speech Disorders

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This webinar, presented by Dr. Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, will provide updates on clinical characteristics and optimal assessment methods for characterizing and classifying those with vocal tremor to improve treatment planning. Those with vocal tremor are often misdiagnosed has having laryngeal dystonia, a more rare hyperkinetic speech disorder. This presentation will share novel insights and advancements in recommended systematic assessment methods resulting from research investigating essential vocal tremor using currently available and novel clinical tools.

 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

1.      Define clinical characteristics associated with vocal tremor that inform classification.

2.      Describe recommended clinical assessment approaches that identify and characterize vocal tremor phenotypes.

3.      Identify and discuss utilization of assessment findings for informing optimal treatment planning in those with vocal tremor.

 

Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, CCC-SLP is a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Director of the Voice, Airway, Swallowing Translational (VAST) Research Lab, Clinic Director for the Voice Disorders Center, and Adjunct faculty to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Utah. Dr. Barkmeier-Kraemer has over 30 years of clinical and research experience with voice, airway, and dysphagia populations as well as over 20 years of experience teaching and mentoring students clinically and in research.

To register for this event please visit the following URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0BTJF1nDSb6AwlLQHHNGWg →

 

Date And Time

Wed, May, 29, 2024 @ 05:30 PM (EDT) to
Wed, May, 29, 2024 @ 06:30 PM (EDT)
 

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