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Understanding Aging: A 50-year longitudinal study of Speeches

The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, examines 36 recordings of the former leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gordon B. Hinckley, spanning the years 1958 to 2007. These recordings provide a rare opportunity to track a single individual’s age-related voice and speech mechanism changes. Speeches used…

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Better Hearing and Speech Month Coloring Contest!

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month   This annual event helps increase awareness and treatment of communication disorders. To encourage this worthwhile goal, the NCVS invites you to participate in our 1st annual Li’l Vox COLORING CONTEST. update: entries accepted until June 6th and voting until June 11th Win your very own Li’l Vox…

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Symposium on Semi-Occluded Vocal Tract Voice Therapy and Diagnostic Techniques Abstract

In July, the NCVS hosted a symposium on “Semi-Occluded Vocal Tract Voice Therapy and Diagnostic Techniques.”  We have compiled the abstracts in one document for your review. The symposium included research presentations and keynote addresses covering both the scientific underpinning of the semi-occluded vocal tract exercises as well as their practical application to voice habilitation…

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