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Vocal Pathology III

Richard Stasney, Robert O'Brien
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Presented by C. Richard Stasney, M. D., F.A.C.S.
Director of the Texas Voice Center in Houston

Functional Disorder case examples includes Hypofunction, Hyperfunction, Posterior Gap, Puberphonia (pre & post), Dysphonia Plica Ventricularis, Paradoxical Vocal Fold Dysfunction and Normal video, sound clips, CSL charts and abducted/adducted still views.

Still View
View functional disorder cases. Six types of pathology and normal, each case has three examples that includes video, audio and still abducted & adducted views. Stills display in both 320 x 240 or 640 x 480 size. Video play slow, or use a slider bar to freeze video at any frame. All videos include original sound.

CSL View
Every pathology includes a sample of a Kay Elemetrics Computer Speech Lab (CSL) chart. Example is the side-by-side view of the pre/post Puberphonia section. All charts can be displayed in either 640 x 480 or 320 x 240 sizes. CSL charts set a standard to make easy comparison of the different effects of vocal pathology. Audio clips, of the "Rainbow" speech, are on all pages.

Puberphonia Video View
A tough time in of life for boys, the transition of the fundamental frequency from 250 Hz to 100Hz is uneven and unpredictable and can result in Puberphonia. Pre and post video play side by side, for easy comparison of pre-treatment and post treatment. Audio clips, of the "Rainbow" speech, are on all pages.

Support Card
A full color, plastic laminated card that details several vocal pathologies. Included with the Vocal Pathology III software or available separately.

Minimum Requirements:
For Microsoft Windows: An Intel Pentium III 800 processor running Windows 98SE, 2000 SP1, XP SP2, or NT version 4.0 SP6 or later; 512 MB of installed RAM; and a color monitor

Soundcard with MIDI
QuickTime 5.0 or better (latest version installed during setup, Mac assumes prior install)
Free space on hard drive 100 MB

About The Authors

Richard Stasney

Robert O'Brien

Founder, Blue Tree Publishing, Inc.

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