January 27th-28th 2024
Rehabilitation of the Singing Voice
Two day course for Speech and Language Pathologists and Singing Teachers.
Presented in association with the Australian Voice Asociation
What will I learn?
This course is aimed at voice practitioners who already have a working knowledge of anatomy and function but who wish to gain a deeper understanding of voice disorders and post-clinical voice
Speech and Language Pathologists who would like to expand their knowledge of voice work will be introduced to the world of the elite voice user.
Singing teachers who wish to understand the impact
of vocal injuries and ill-health in singers will be given
knowledge and skills to help with healthcare for voice
- A look at the biopsychosocial model
- Why is this important when working with elite
- The story behind the problem, active listening
- Embracing the placebo
- The value of person-centred philosophy and practice, for measurable outcomes and sense of self.
- To navigate the use of touch in voice rehabilitation
- The use of movement and play for release and change
- Why are singers vulnerable to performance-
- Common problems
- Types of singing and the varying demands
- Child performers
- Muscle tension Dysphonia
- General advice for maintaining healthy voice use
- Diet and gastro-oesophageal reflux
- Voice and sport
- Pacing the voice through the working day
- Drugs and alcohol
- The SOVT – how does it really work and what are
the variants for
- Working with hyperfunction
- Working with hypofunction, paresis and paralysis
- Brain hacks for re-wiring
- What is the multi-discliplinary voice clinic and
where do we fit in?
- How do the singing teacher and speech
pathologist work together?
- How can we facilitate patient-centred care?