Using acoustic analysis to assess and treat voice disorders in clinical and research settings

August 19th, 2021

A series of mini-lectures and an online practical workshop will provide participants with guidelines for using acoustic analysis in their clinical practice to direct and inform voice therapy It has been designed for practicing SLPs and ENTS interested in using the latest acoustic analysis outcome measures in their clinical practice and research projects. Participants are required to:

  • Review a series of self-directed mini-lectures on Acoustic Analysis theory
  • Download Audacity, PRAAT and case study sound files on their own laptop (Instructions will be provided)
  • Attend the online practical workshop


  • Fri 20th August 2021 Mini-lectures become available
  • Thur 26th August 2021, 7-8pm Online technical assistance session (optional)
  • Sat 28th August 2021, 9am-1pm Acoustic analysis - practical application online workshop

Registration costs

250 AUD

The series of mini-lectures and online workshop covers 6 areas/activities

  • Why we use acoustic analysis

  • When we use (and don’t use) acoustic analysis

  • What equipment, programs, measures, vocal tasks to use

  • Clinical examples

  • Practice the process yourself using PRAAT

  • Using acoustic analysis via telehealth Participants will be able to:

    1. Recall different acoustic analysis measures and how to interpret them
    2. Choose the appropriate acoustic analysis measure to use for specific voice tasks in F2F and telehealth contexts
    3. Choose which acoustic analysis package they can use depending on resources, sound recording quality skill, clinical/research focus and access to normative / interpretive data
    4. Conduct an analysis using the most common and clinically relevant measures using PRAAT
    5. Interpret acoustic analysis results in specific case examples

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More details

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