Amanda Eaton | PhD, CCC-SLP
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This session will overview the definition and effectiveness of semi-occluded vocal tract (SOVT) exercises in individuals with muscle tension dysphonia (Meerschman et al., 2019). Semi-occluded vocal tract exercises will be summarized, and their efficacy reviewed. SOVT exercises will be reviewed. (Kapsner-Smith, M. R., et al., 2015).
College of Education and Allied Health
Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
Communication Sciences and Disorders | Speech and Hearing Science | Speech Pathology and Audiology
Master of Science (MS)
Fontbonne University Archives
St. Louis, MO
SOVT, lip trill (LT), straw phonation (SP), water-resistance therapy (WRT), vocal handicap index (VHI), dysphonia severity index (DSI), acoustic voice quality index (AVQI), muscle tension dysphonia (MTD), melodic intonation therapy (MIT), vocal coaching techniques, stroke patients
Baker, Bryce, "Semi-Occluded Vocal Tract Exercises and Their Effectiveness in Treating Dysphonia" (2021). 2021 Speech-Language Pathology Posters. 1.
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