presented by Ann W. Kummer
Financial— Ann Kummer receives compensation from MedBridge for the production of this course. She also receives royalites from - Book: Kummer, AW. Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Conditions: A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Management, 4th edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2020, Clinical Device: Oral and Nasal Listener (ONL), Super Duper Publications (Patent: Nasoscope). She receives Honoraria: for seminars on cleft palate, craniofacial anomalies, resonance disorders, and velopharyngeal dysfunction and consulting: payment for consulting on business practices of speech-language pathology programs Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA
Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP, retired as Senior Director of the Division of Speech-Language Pathology at Cincinnati Children’s in September 2017. Under her direction, the speech-language pathology program at Cincinnati Children’s became the largest pediatric program in the nation and one of the most respected. Dr. Kummer remains clinically and academically active as Professor of…Read full bio
1. Perceptual Evaluation
Speech-language pathologists need to know how to evaluate children with speech/resonance disorders and suspected velopharyngeal dysfunction. This chapter covers methods for evaluation of speech and resonance that are fast, easy, and very reliable in determining an accurate diagnosis.
2. Intraoral Evaluation
Speech-language pathologists need to recognize oral abnormalities that can affect speech and/or resonance. This chapter covers effective methods for conducting an oral examination. Examples of common oral and dental abnormalities will be shown, and their effect on speech and/or resonance will be discussed.
3. Instrumental Assessment
There are various instrumental procedures that can augment the perceptual evaluation of resonance and velopharyngeal function. This chapter will cover the use of nasometry, videofluoroscopy, and nasopharyngoscopy, and video examples will be given.