Respecting the Therapeutic Journey

A one-star review on Google can sting, but there is always more to the story. Our speech-language pathologist, Jordan Scholl, reflects on what both clients and speech-language pathologists can learn from his experience of how emotions can impact processing information, acceptance, and the therapeutic experience for clients.

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When Your Voice Gets Schooled

As occupational voice users, teachers must protect their instrument from the abuse and misuse that often occurs due to the high demand on their voices while at work. While all teachers are at risk for having issues with their voice, female teachers are particularly susceptible. In this post, we walk you through some of the facts about vocal health and some great tips to protect your voice so it doesn’t get schooled.

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Can You Hear Me Now?

How much do you know about protecting your hearing? Did you know “Over 1 billion of the world’s young adults are affected by noise-induced hearing loss?” Our guest writer, Suzanna Miller, discusses the potential dangers to your hearing and some tips on protecting this precious and once-per-lifetime gift.

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Muscle Tension Dysphonia (MTD)

Muscle Tension Dysphonia (MTD) can result in a variety of changes to your voice. Learn more about the signs and know what kind of evidence-based voice therapy is best for you in this educational post about this common voice concern. Be proactive and make sure you are always putting your best voice forward.

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Psychotherapy and Speech Therapy

Understanding the relationship between our mental health and communication is important when providing a holistic approach to communication training, voice therapy, and speech therapy for adults. A collaboration between a speech therapist and a psychotherapist can be invaluable for adults who are experiencing challenges with their communication.

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“Let’s Talk” is Easier Said Than Done

#LetsTalk As a speech-language pathologist who works with adults to develop their communication, I often encounter adults who are suffering in silence with their mental health concerns. Our ability to communicate effectively can have significant impacts on our mental health. In addition, the words we use and how we treat those with mental health concerns or communication difficulties can have a significant impact on a person's mental health. 

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A Speech Therapist's Musings on Mumbling

In the latest blog post from our speech therapist, Jordan Scholl, he discusses one of the most common concerns addressed at TASC- Mumbling- and how using a holistic understanding of how we produce speech can inform an adult approach to reducing mumbling, improving enunciation, and increasing the impact of speech.

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Coughing and Sneezing and Aches, Oh My!

At TASC, we are passionate about your vocal health. Protect your voice from the unpredictable weather this winter, and the bacteria and viruses that thrive in it. Learn about ways you can keep your voice healthy before, during, and after an infection to ensure your voice survives the winter. 

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Voice Therapy or Voice Lessons?

Are you a singer who is wondering whether you need voice therapy or voice lessons? Our registered speech-language pathologist is also an experienced voice teacher with over 10 years of experience teaching healthy vocal technique for a variety of styles. Read more about singing voice lessons at TASC and how we differentiate voice lessons from our voice therapy programs.

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Why Adult Speech Therapy?

With an adult approach to speech therapy, adults are able to make changes to their communication. Whether you have a disorder or want to work on communication skills for your own professional or personal development- our registered speech-language pathologist will collaborate with you to develop a program that fits your unique and individual needs.

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