Types of Dysarthria - T ypes of Dysarth ria Spastic:...

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Types of Dysarthria Spastic: bilateral damage to the upper motor neuron Flaccid: bilateral/unilateral damage to lower motor neuron Hypokinetic: damage to upper brainstem Hyperkinetic: damage to nerve pathways internally/basal ganglia Ataxic: damage to cerebellum Mixed: combination Augmentative and Alternative Communication A. What is it? a. Alternative communication b. Augmentative communication B. Who requires it a. Congenital conditions b. Acquired disabilities c. Progressive neurological conditions C. What are some systems? a. Gestures b. Sign language c. Synthetic speech d. Pictures D. Concepts a. Aided versus unaided
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b. Electronic versus non-electronic c. Encoding d. Direct selection versus scanning E. Requirements of a system a. Basic needs b. Conversational needs c. Affordable d. Acceptable (cosmesis) Test Review Subjects: Stuttering, Voice Disorders, Dysarthrias, Swallowing Disorders New Material for Test #3: Language: intentional use of conventional and standardized symbols (phonemes and
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course CSD 306k taught by Professor Marquardt during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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