Search for dissertations about: "Dysarthria"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word Dysarthria.

  1. 1. Orofacial dysfunctions in children and adolescents with myotonic dystrophy type 1 - evaluation and intervention

    Author : Lotta Sjögreen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; myotonic dystrophy type 1; children; facial expression; dysarthria; dysphagia; drooling; lip force; lip mobility; 3D motion analysis; oral screen;

    Abstract : Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is a slowly progressive neuromuscular disease. The overall aim of this thesis was primarily to describe the characteristics, prevalence, and development of orofacial functions in a group of children and adolescents with DM1 and secondly to investigate the effect of lip strengthening exercises. READ MORE

  2. 2. Speech, voice, language and cognition in individuals with spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Ellika Schalling; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) constitute a group of genetically defined hereditary, degenerative, progressive diseases affecting the cerebellum and its connections. Few previous investigations have focused on how SCA affects different aspects of communication. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of nasal speech a study of assessments by speech-language pathologists, untrained listeners and nasometry

    University dissertation from Umeå : Klinisk vetenskap

    Author : Karin Brunnegård; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hypernasality; auditory perceptual evaluation; reliability; nasometer; nasalance; MEDICINE Surgery Otorhinolaryngology Logopedics and phoniatrics; MEDICIN Kirurgi Otorhinolaryngologi Logopedi och foniatrik;

    Abstract : Excessive nasal resonance in speech (hypernasality) is a disorder which may have negative communicative and social consequences for the speaker. Excessive nasal resonance is often associated with cleft lip and palate, velopharyngeal impairment, dysarthria or hearing impairment. READ MORE