Movement disorders are associated with impairments in voice, speech, swallowing, and cognition. This overview introduces speech-language pathologists to common movement disorders, including Huntington’s disease, Tourette syndrome, and Parkinson’s disease, and their impacts on adult communication and swallowing. A series of case studies will present typical clinical presentations, considerations for treatment strategies, goal setting, and best practices in documentation.
0.10 ASHA CEUs
Approved for 1.0000 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Overview of Movement Disorders
Introduction to Movement Disorders
Typical Movement Disorder Symptoms
Causes of Neurologic Movement Disorders
Classification of Movement Disorders
Section 3: Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
Case Scenario: Paul
Section 4: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Case Scenario: Ellie
Section 5: Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
Case Scenario: Cynthia
Section 6: Huntington’s Disease (HD)
Case Scenario: Jimmy
Section 7: Other Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders
Essential Tremor (ET)
Tourette Syndrome (TS)
Section 8: Conclusion
Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist with over 30 years of experience. She obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology from Jacksonville State University and her Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology from The University of Alabama. She worked with clients of all ages and a variety of diagnostic conditions in school, hospital, skilled nursing facility, outpatient clinic, and home health settings. In her previous role as a national clinical director for a large contract therapy company, she created training programs for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology related to the clinical rehabilitation needs of older adults in post-acute care. She currently draws upon her expertise in her role at Relias as Lead Subject Matter Expert Writer for Speech-Language Pathology. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Disclosure: Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor
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