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Unformatted text preview: ADULT MOTOR SPEECH DI SORDERS Video observation Adult with spastic dysarthria Low pitch, imprecise consonant production, equal stress, difficulty with oral-motor movements and breath support. How would you rate her intelligibility? Clinician uses oral-motor activities, works on resonance, respiratory subsystems, phonological subsystems . Did the client appear motivated by the activities? Determine how much of the therapy session was therapy and how much was off-topic conversation Terms Dysarthria a neurogenic speech disorder that results in weakness, slowness or incoordination of the muscles of respiration, phonation, articulation and resonation Apraxia of Speech (AOS) one of the major types of neuromotor articulatory speech disorders, caused by brain damage that results in faulty planning, programming or sequencing of the sounds of speech Motor Speech Disorders Motor- the neural structures causing muscle fibers to contract Disorders- pathologies of the motor cortex, the nerves and the muscles involved in speech production Any neurological deficit or disease can cause a motor speech disorder. Can occur in children, todays discussion is concerning adults Neuromuscular Speech Disorders Darley, Aronson and Brown Motor Speech...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course HSLS 240 taught by Professor Wright during the Fall '10 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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