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A typical voice evaluation takes approximately two hours. A patient / parental voice questionnaire is mailed out prior to a child's appointment, and is very helpful to improve the focus of your child's voice evaluation.
Please click here to download the Voice Intake Questionnaire
The complete evaluation includes:
Perceptual analysis: subjective assessment by an experienced pediatric voice clinician
Acoustic measurements: digital recording of your child's voice to allow for interpretation of fundamental frequency, range, loudness, and other characteristics
Electroglottography: a measure of "impedance" across the voice box, reflecting certain characteristics of vocal fold movement
Videolaryngoscopy with stroboscopic illumination: a view of the larynx and vocal folds, allowing for accurate diagnosis of the nature of the voice disorder
Videonasopharyngoscopy: an evaluation of palate closure against the posterior pharyngeal wall
Complete ear, nose, and throat evaluation
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