A voice disorder occurs when voice quality, pitch, and loudness differ or there is a concern about having an abnormal voice that does not meet daily needs..


  • capitalize on strengths and address weaknesses related to underlying structures and functions that affect voice production
  • facilitate the individual's activities and participation by assisting the person in acquiring new communication skills and strategies; and
  • modify contextual factors to reduce barriers and enhance facilitators of successful communication and participation, and to provide appropriate accommodations and other supports, as well as training in how to use them.