Ch 2: Teaching Students with Voice & Swallowing Disorders

About This Chapter

As a teacher, you are likely to become involved with instructing students with various types of communication disorders. The lessons in this chapter can help you better understand these voice and swallowing disorders and ways you could help students with any of these conditions.

Teaching Students with Voice & Swallowing Disorders - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will have the opportunity to review types of voice and swallowing disorders to give you a deeper understanding of what they are and how they affect students. You will learn how to identify them and the best ways to help treat or address these disorders. Upon completion of these lessons, you will better understand:

  • The anatomy of the throat and esophagus
  • Terms used to describe disorders of the throat and voice
  • Different types of voice and swallowing disorders
  • Strategies used to treat students with these disorders

How It Helps

  • Provides effective strategies: Develop ways you can work with students who have voice or swallowing disorders.
  • Increases knowledge of structures affected by these disorders: Learn the anatomy of the throat and esophagus to clarify how voice and swallowing disorders affect the student.
  • Improves awareness of types of disorders: Build an awareness of different types of voice and swallowing disorders to help develop the best treatment and instructional strategies.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Understand throat/esophagus anatomy
  • Define disorders of the voice, pharynx and larynx
  • Identify different types of voice and swallowing disorders
  • Implement effective strategies based on the type of disorder

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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