Priyadharshini VeeramaniAll India Institute of Speech and Hearing | AIISH · Department of Clinical Services
Currently a private practitioner. Looking forward to research collaborations.
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Citations since 2017
8 Research Items
Priyadharshini Veeramani currently works as a cosultant speech-language pathologist in Bangalore, India. She is the founder and lead Speech Language Pathologist at MV Speech Clinic (Bangalore)
February 2020 - present
- I am practicing as a consultant speech-language pathologist in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Roles include assessment and treatment of individuals with communication disorders across all age groups in both hospital and clinical setups. Though I am currently into clinical part of my practice, I parallelly work on my scientific publications based on the research data I collect during my practice.
December 2019 - December 2020
- Research Officer
- I worked at AIISH as a research officer for a project titled "Development and validation of a test for assessment of prosody in children ". I was involved in clinical activities - assessment and treatment of individuals with communication disorders at the Department of Clinical Services. I was also an active member of the Phonology clinic at AIISH, Mysore.
Professional voice users include singers, teachers, actors, professional speakers, and other entertainers. There are a group of non-elite voice users such as priests, vendors, bus conductors, etc., who are also dependent on their voice for daily living. Temple priests who chant Vedas and mantras the whole day without any form of amplification are a...
Laryngeal videostroboscopy is widely used for the analysis of glottal vibration patterns. This analysis plays a crucial role in the diagnosis of voice disorders. It is essential to study these patterns using automatic glottis segmentation methods to avoid subjectiveness in diagnosis. Glottis detection is an essential step before glottis segmentatio...
Language is one of the many abilities that are unique to humankind. The link between language and cognition has been studied upon extensively through theories, models and experimental investigations. The interplay between the components of language and cognition has a vital role in processes such as language acquisition, word learning, sentence pro...
Children with SLI (CwSLI) are identified to have a significant delay in language (mostly in expressive language), with preserved non-verbal abilities. There are different views put forth to account for deficits among CwSLI, which are namely, cognitive-based (deficits in working memory and procedural memory), language-based (morpho-syntax deficits)...
The perception of prosody is necessary to understand the intent of a spoken utterance, especially to appreciate the intricacies of a language. Prosody or the supra-segmental component is made up of stress (accent), intonation and the rhythmic (timing) patterns of language. Stress indicates the most prominent syllable/word in an utterance. Literatur...
Nasal sounds are characterized by nasal resonance which is a subjective perception of nasal components of speech. The Nasometer was developed to quantify the nasal resonance (Nasalance), and has been found to be a valid and reliable measure for evaluating nasality objectively. Nasalance is the ratio of nasal acoustic energy to nasal and oral acoust...