Voice disorders – so common, yet often left untreated…

By | 2018-11-21T16:11:49+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Vocal overuse can be caused by many things, including infection and psychological trauma, and voice-laden professions such as teaching are particularly affected. The overarching term for voice disorders or problems is ‘dysphonia’ and losing your voice can be devastating. It can have a huge effect on your quality of life, including economic, social and emotional [...]

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The Apostrophe – a protected species?

By | 2018-11-07T12:47:01+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have to admit, I am, unashamedly, a grammar nerd. I guess that’s probably a good thing, considering I’m a speech pathologist…. There has been some talk recently of ridding our language of the innocent apostrophe (the 27thletter of the alphabet, no less). I needed to sit down when I read that. What the? Apparently [...]

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