The SPEAK OUT program for Parkinson’s Disease is designed to help with voice issues. It can be an important strategy for continued social and community involvement.
It’s natural for your voice to change as you age (presbyphonia). An experienced voice therapist can help using Phonation Resistance Training Exercises (PhoRTE).
A hoarse voice is not just ‘part of the job’, it shouldn’t be ignored. Here’s what you need to know about the QLD WorkCover claim process to seek out expert help.
SOVT exercises, such as straw therapy, are an effective way to warm up, cool down, keep the vocal folds vibrating efficiently, and to release tension.
If a clear, strong voice is essential in your job, then you need good vocal hygiene strategies to protect, repair and keep your voice in healthy working order.
Speech Pathologists help with communication. Look for a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist with additional training in your area of need eg. voice care.