Category Archives: Head & Neck

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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‘Benefit finding’ and coping with head and neck cancer

ENT & Audiology News for Nov/Dec 2010 includes a summary review (p.132) of Morwenna White-Thomson's article 'How I support TEP closure: an open and shut case?' from the Autumn 10 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice. The Nov/Dec issue … 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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Spring 10 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice out now

The courier has just been to take the authors' copies of the Spring 10 issue which means mailing is now complete. Spring 10 includes the first of a new ethics series considering everyday events which need to be on our … Continue reading

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Holography as phonetics teaching resource

In the Winter 09 issue of Speech & Language Therapy in Practice, we report on the development of a student teaching resource which could become a useful tool for speech and language therapists. Pip Cornelius, a lecturer in phonetics and … Continue reading

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Kenyan laryngectomee workshop appeal

Speech & Language Therapy in Practice member Emma Shah has forwarded an appeal for funds from the Kenya Association of Laryngectomees to enable a unique residential workshop to take place in November/December. The organisation is looking for kes.220,000 (just under … Continue reading

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