Assessing Dysarthria in Adults
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Using videos and case studies, this session will explore clinical methods for using physical and behavioral observations to evaluate adults for dysarthria. Accurate differential diagnosis of dysarthria can help clinicians diagnose neurological conditions and aid speech-language pathologists and patients in managing these conditions.
You will be able to
- use the ICF framework to characterize the purposes and levels of dysarthria assessment
- elicit speech, speech-like, and non-speech behaviors sensitive to neurologic impairment
- formulate a differential diagnosis of dysarthria based on speech and non-speech observations
- identify appropriate treatment targets based on observations
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