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Speech

Speech development, speech disorders, phonetics, phonology, articulation, speech perception...and much more!

Language

Language development, acquisition, verbal language, syntxx, morphology, pragmatics...and more!

Communication

The communication chain, conversation, body language, communication disorders...etc...etc

Voice

Voice development, voice disorders, voice care for adults and children, how to improve vocal habits, voice assessment and measurement...and so much more!

Stuttering

Eight preset style variations to choose, each with configurable options.

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Easy to read human speech, language and communication needs articles written in Plain English. Includes free printable PDF files for use by clinicians, parents, carers, teachers...etc.

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Laryngoscopic Examination

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Examination of the larynx (laryngoscopic examination) and vocal tract is essential for anyone presenting with a persistent voice disorder, in order to rule out or identify any laryngeal pathology. There are four main methods: mirror laryngoscopy, rigid endoscopy, flexible nasendoscopy and direct laryngoscopy. A stroboscope is frequently used to improve views of the vibrating vocal folds (vocal cords). Children generally tolerate these procedures.

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Effective Voice Production

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Three concerns Effective voice production involves at least three things: an appropriate breathing technique to provide the air support required to produce speech (diaphragmatic breathing) easy onset of the vibration of the vocal folds when speaking projecting the voice effortlessly without any strain or pushing The following provides some ideas that you can try on […]

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Speech Difficulty in Children (in plain English)

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What is a speech difficulty? Speech is the sounds we make to build the words we use in talking. These are the vowels and consonants we use. A child might have a speech difficulty if: they have difficulty physically making speech sounds they can make speech sounds but they do not use them properly in […]

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Featured Articles

HUMAN COMMUNICATION 101

Human Communication 101 is a series of introductory texts providing high quality information on selected aspects of human communication, with particular emphasis on speech, language and communication needs.

The Causes of Stuttering

The causes of stuttering are unknown but neurological development, parental reaction, trauma and a predisposition to stuttering have all been suggested.