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Combatting Vocal Fatigue in a Virtual World

Combatting Vocal Fatigue in a Virtual World

Published: Oct 23rd, 2020

By: Melanie Aleman, Shauna Mackey & Tara Segalewitz The COVID-19 pandemic has made remote work and virtual learning the new norm for millions of people worldwide. Social gatherings, meetings, classrooms […]

Transgender Voice Therapy

Transgender Voice Therapy

Published: Oct 16th, 2020

By: Macarena Gonzalez, Louie Gross, and Amy Meltzer Speech language pathologists (SLPs) play a vital role in helping transgender individuals achieve voicing congruent with their gender identity. Clinicians can work […]

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Telehealth solutions for patients with voice disorders

Published: Oct 5th, 2020

By: Ally Helsel, Meredith Schoppe, & Jennifer Goldsmith It seems that the word ‘unprecedented’ has become the buzzword of 2020; it has dominated news cycles and has touched every aspect […]

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Special Considerations in Evaluating Professional Singers

Published: Sep 28th, 2020

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who specialize in the area of voice disorders have routine evaluations for the typical voice patient; however, when working with professional singers, there are a multitude of […]

Teasing Apart Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Published: Dec 5th, 2017

“I’m not sure” can be a typical feeling when speech-language pathologists (SLPs) consider childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) as a potential diagnosis for many reasons. There is not as much […]

Rhythmic Rehabilitation: The relationship between music and dysarthria management

Published: Nov 30th, 2017

By Ariana Rose and Brittany Schmidt The act of singing, often trivialized as a recreational activity, is beginning to show potential in the therapy realm. While music therapy has been […]

Articulatory Kinematic Approaches to Treat Apraxia of Speech

Published: Nov 25th, 2017

By: Addie Ruckman and Madison Travers Apraxia of Speech (AOS) is a motor speech disorder that reflects a disturbance in the planning or programming level of speech production. Although AOS […]

Stephen Hawking and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

His speech control and intelligibility also diminished, and only those who were well acquainted with him were able to understand him. In 1985, he had to have a tracheotomy and, […]

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SpeechVive: Improving the Voices of Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Oct 30th, 2017

By Carson Fisher & Veerley Mejia Hernandez Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder of the central nervous system that is due to low levels of the neurotransmitter […]

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“Sorry, I Didn’t Get That!” Problems in Voice-Recognition Technology for Speakers with Dysarthria

Published: Oct 25th, 2017

By Carly Gurick and Carolyn Nguyen Over the past decade, communication technology has grown by leaps and bounds—from messaging through a simple keypad, typing through an on-screen keyboard, and now […]