Anatomy overview: Non-organic disorders, organic disorders; The case history: Assessment, treatment strategies, management strategies, service management; Appendices: Voice care advice, voice disorders summary chart, voice questionnaire, case history proforma, voice assessment sheet, voice record sheet, voice diary, prognostic indicator check list.
Stephanie Martin is a Speech & Language Therapist whose career has combined clinical practice and research as well as lecturing at both undergraduate and post-graduate level. Her professional focus of interest is occupational voice disorders and her doctoral research explored factors that impact vocal performance and vocal effectiveness of newly qualified teachers and lecturers. Stephanie is a Council member and President Elect of the British Voice Association's newsletter. Among her publications are 'The Voice Sourcebook' (with Lyn Darnley, Speechmark, 1992 and with Myra Lockhart, 'Working with Voice Disorders', Speechmark, 2000. Myra Lockhart is a Speech Language Therapy Manager, an expert practitioner in clinical voice disorders and head and neck disorders and has been an advisor to the Royal College of Speech Language Therapists for many years. She has published and presented papers on voice intervention, the use of objective assessment and clinical effectiveness and has a special interest in the occupational voice. Myra is currently involved in ENT Service Redesign in Scotland. With Stephanie Martin, Myra is the co-author of 'Working with Voice Disorders', Speechmark, 2000.
"A valuable resource for any speech and language therapy department ... one you can rely on and refer to regularly." Barbara Birrane, SLT, Western Health Board, Mayo Community Care, Co. Mayo, Ireland, Speech & Language Therapy in Practice 'A highly recommended, user-friendly resource book, which would be of great value to both students and practising voice clinicians.' - BVA Journal - Voices 'The main text and appendix contain superb tables and photocopiable handouts...they are an impressive and comprehensive reference list. This is an essential introductory text for students and clinicians alike.' - Nicola Pargeter, Specialist SLT, Bulletin