Voice and Resonance Disorders
Online | 3 semester credits
CSD 256 Anatomy & Physiology of Speech & Hearing
CSD 353 Speech and Hearing Science
Get an introduction to the prevention, evaluation and treatment of voice and resonance disorders, as well as relevant speech / voice instrumentation. You will study the normal aspects of respiration, phonation and resonance, and develop an understanding of the causes and characteristics of various voice and resonance disorders.
Dr. Jerry Hoepner, Ph.D./CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor with expertise in adult neurogenics. He completed his doctorate in communicative sciences and disorders at UW Madison with an emphasis in neurosciences and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. Dr. Hoepner's clinical interests include utilizing everyday routines to reduce demands on working memory and to maximize executive functions.
Ms. Abby Hemmerich earned her master’s degree from UW-Eau Claire in 2004 and joined the Department as a Clinical Instructor in 2011, and acts as a supervisor in the area of voice. She has worked at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City and she is in the process of completing her doctoral degree at the University of Iowa. Her research interests include treatment of voice disorders, particularly laryngeal movement disorders, treatment of swallowing disorders, and medical speech-language pathology. She teaches courses in voice, motor speech disorders and rehabilitation methods. She also team-teaches speech & hearing science and anatomy & physiology.
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This course is part of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Post-Baccalaureate Online Series designed for those interested in becoming Speech-Language Pathologists who hold a bachelor's degree in a different field. By earning 30 credits of coursework in Communication Sciences and Disorders, you could be eligible for admission into a CSD graduate program of your choice.