Category Archives: Ethics

Voice banking to preserve the freedom of speech

More on voice banking, a subject I posted on a year ago when Laurence Brewer was interviewed for Radio 4’s Word of Mouth. This time there was a Scottish flavour to another Radio 4 programme ‘Giving the Critic Back His Voice’, … Continue reading

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Summer 11 Speech & Language Therapy in Practice out now!

The Summer 11 issue  of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice magazine was mailed to subscribers on Friday and Saturday, so should be with you very soon. As well as the second instalment in the new goal negotiation series and … Continue reading

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Comic Relief, stammering, and the real irony

Humour can be difficult to get right - but last night Lenny Henry and the BBC got it very wrong. My children have been very moved by the various TV programmes leading up to Comic Relief, in particular one involving Lenny Henry in … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung at Speech & Language Therapy in Practice

Mailing of the bumper Spring 11 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice is now complete and, as always, it is blooming with practical and inspiring articles. We have a new arrival, Whose goal is it anyway?, a series for 2011 … Continue reading

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New ‘Communicating ethics’ article explores use of Seedhouse grid

There wasn’t room for ‘Boundary issues’ in the Winter 10 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice – but don’t despair if you missed your ethics fix, as I have just published an articlewhich explores the use of the Seedhouse grid. ‘Communicating … Continue reading

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Autumn 10 issue now out!

The Autumn 10 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice was mailed on Friday. (My own copy hasn’t made it to Scotland yet, but I know some people got theirs as early as Saturday!) It includes: our new series … Continue reading

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‘ASHA needs to actively enforce its code of ethics’ petition

The Chair of the British Stammering Association is urging people to join him in petitioning ASHA to prevent misleading claims that stammering is curable.   Leys Geddes has been at the forefront of a UK campaign to ensure that people understand there is … Continue reading

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