Assuring the quality of speech assessment of velopharyngeal function via telehealth – Niamh Ward

There are significant gaps in the evidence currently available regarding the safety and quality of the assessment of airflow symptoms associated with VPD via telehealth. This project aimed to use simultaneous assessment of airflow parameters (hypernasality, hyponasality, audible nasal emission and turbulence) using existing audit protocols to identify whether there are any differences between face-to-face and telehealth assessments.

This session was presented by:

Niamh Ward

Highly Specialist SLT, Cleft Services in Dublin and Galway in Ireland
Presenting the project on behalf of the Welsh Centre where Niamh previously worked.