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Introduction to Communication Disorders

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Introduction to Communication Disorders CDIS 1150

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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Eunice Bartoletti on Thursday September 17, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to CDIS 1150 at University of Connecticut taught by Jason Simon in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 29 views. For similar materials see /class/205871/cdis-1150-university-of-connecticut in Communication Disorders & Sciences at University of Connecticut.

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Date Created: 09/17/15
Communication Disorders Lecture 102809 Voice The LarynX o Cartilages 9 3 paired 3 unpaired 9 total 0 Thyroid cartilage o Cricoid o Epiglottis Voice The Act of Phonation 0 Vocal Fold adductions means to draw toward a center or a median line 0 Vocal Fold abduction means a type of movement which draws away from the median Features of Phonation in Voice 0 Frequency pitch Vibration of the vocal cords 0 Normally women s voices are higher because they are shorter therefore more tense forcing it to go through a constrictive space vibrating at a higher frequency 0 Intensity loudness Amplitude vocal intensity Amount of breath support you can take 1n 0 Quality Hoarseness raspy voice Degree of roughness or breathiness Voice Disorder 0 A voice disorder is an abnormality of one or more of the three characteristics of voiceL pitch intensity and quality 0 More than 75 million persons in the US suffer from some sort of voice disorder Major symptoms of Voice Problems 0 Hoarseness 0 Vocal Fatigue 0 Breathy voice 0 Reduced range 0 Aphonia o Pitch Breaks 0 Tremor 0 Pain and other physical sensations Classification of Voice Disorders 0 Disorders of pitch loudness or quality Vocal Abuse 0 Vocally abusive behaviors may include excessive talking drinking smoking etc


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