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694714A Disorders in the Communication of Adults I: Voice and Voice Disorders, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 694714A  Validity 01.08.2005 -
Name Disorders in the Communication of Adults I: Voice and Voice Disorders  Abbreviation Disorders in th 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline1105 Logopedics 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Faculty of Humanities 

Leila Paavola-Ruotsalainen 

The course's general learning material:
Author Title Year Compulsory Availability
     Boone, Daniel R.   Voice and voice therapy   2000  - Availability
     Mathieson, Lesley   Greene and Mathieson s The voice and its disorders   2001  - Availability

ECTS Credits 


Language of instruction 



3 rd year, autumn term

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain what normal voice control is and to classify voice disorders. Under supervision, they will be able to plan and implement clinical examination and therapy on a client with a voice disorder.


Normal voice and voice control, voice disorders and their clinical examination and rehabilitation

Mode of delivery 

Contact teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures, exercises, assignments individually and in groups

Target group 

Students of Logopedics

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

This course is to be completed alongside of after the following courses 694766P Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Organs and 694742P Medical Examination and Intervention in Voice Disorders.

Recommended or required reading 

Teaching material and literature: Literature will be announced later.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Examination, assignments individually and in groups



Person responsible 

University Lecturer

Working life cooperation 



Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Disorders in the Communication of Adults I: Voice and Voice Disorders  Course  Virpi Teriƶ  13.01.21 -22.04.21

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