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Motor Speech Management in Patients with Complex Movement Disorders

presented by Michelle Troche

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Financial: National Institutes of Health (Grant funds) Michael J Fox Foundation (Grant funds) CurePSP Foundation (Grant funds) Non-Financial: American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) - member International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology (ISARP) – board member, President-elect Dysphagia Research Society - member Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) - member

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Acquired motor speech disorders in persons with Movement Disorders can have a devastating impact to patients and their families. The management of motor speech issues in persons with Movement Disorders is complicated by the diffuse deficits across the neuroaxes which often result from these disorders. The goal of this course is to provide participants with the tools needed to develop holistic motor speech management plans for these complicated disorders.

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Michelle Troche, PhD, CCC-SLP

Dr. Michelle S. Troche is currently an Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program, Department of Biobehavioral Sciences at Teachers College, Columbia University. Additionally, she holds adjunct positions in the departments of Neurology and Otolaryngology. She completed her doctoral studies at the University of Florida, where she also served as a faculty member…

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1. Developing a Treatment Plan

In this chapter, we will briefly address principles of neuroplasticity, specific treatment approaches, and the specific challenges of these populations to develop the treatment plan. We will then bring all previous concepts together to address the development of the holistic motor speech management plan in Movement Disorders.

2. Specific Challenges in the Motor Speech Management of Movement Disorders

In this chapter, we will discuss specific challenges in the management of motor speech disorders in Movement Disorders. These will be highlighted through the use of patient cases.

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Acquired motor speech disorders in persons with Movement Disorders can cause significant decrements to quality of life, social isolation, and depression. Movement Disorders often cause deficits across the neuroaxis and for that reason result in marked difficulties when it comes to management. The goal of this course is to provide participants with the tools needed to complete a comprehensive assessment of motor speech dysfunction in the most complex Movement Disorders patients. It is recommended that this course be followed-up with the Motor Speech Management of Complex Movement Disorders Patients course.

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