Speech Pathology Week 2018 – Communication access is communication for all!

Join the conversation about communication accessibility and ensure ‘communication access is communication for all’.

Participate on social media by using #SPWeek #Dystonia

Speech Pathology Week seeks to promote the speech pathology profession and the work done by speech pathologists with the more than 1.1 million Australians who have a communication or swallowing disorder that impacts on their daily life. Communication is a basic human right and Speech Pathology Week seeks to promote this fact. More information here SP Week Flyer Dystonia can affect your voice, speech or swallowing

Depending on the type of Dystonia, it may also affect your throat, voice or vocal cords, impacting the person’s ability to speak and communicate. More information → Types of Dystonia.

Speech and voice therapy or techniques can help manage the symptoms of Dystonia. More details relating to Speech Pathology here → Speech Pathology Australia  – What is a Speech Pathologist?

Need some communication tips? Click link → Tips for successful communication

More Information

 Laryngeal Dystonia or Spasmodic Dysphonia (voice)

→ Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Factsheet

 ACC Scope Handout and Communication apps 

Event Reminder – ‘Voice Disorders – Join the Conversation’

This forum planned by Australian Dysphonia Network (ADN) for Saturday 27th October 2018, is an opportunity for those living with or affected by a voice disorder, to come together and share ideas, experiences and support, while hearing from specialistists and researchers in the field. It is open to people living with a voice disorder & their companion(s) as well as professionals and students working or interested in the field of voice health. Link to further details, cost and to register for event → Voice Disorders – Join the Conversation Forum.

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