This course introduces participants to the instrumental techniques used to investigate speech production and their applications in the domain of speech pathology. The course consists of a theoretical component in which you will learn about the technical aspects of the analysis equipment. Furthermore, some representative research findings will be presented with respect to normal and pathological speech.
In the applied aspect of the course you will be taken through practical demonstrations and exercises relating to aspects of speech physiology (neural, respiratory, phonatory and articulatory) and speech acoustics.
Who is it for?
This course is intended for Speech and Language Therapists who want to further specialize in speech production.
This course involves teaching once a week in Autumn Term.
This course will deepen your understanding of the speech production process and may inform your therapy plans for the treatment of speech pathology.
This course is worth 15 credits
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.