How to Avoid Phone Issues with GetHuman.com
Adam Goldkamp from GetHuman.com recently joined me in an interview where I learned just how much they are doing to help reduce the stress of using the PHONE to take care of business. Many people email me to share the daily challenges of living with a vocal disorder. PHONE issues [...]
Vocal Disorders: How the journey started and why it continues (VoiceMatters.net)
I want to work with you to increase awareness of vocal disorders. Together, we can build unbelievable momentum and ensure all voices are heard! I don't have a vocal disorder, but I love someone who does. Since launching the first social network for these disorders (VoiceMatters.net), I am inspired by [...]
Vocal Disorders: We’re Launching a Video Campaign to Increase Awareness
We are launching a video campaign to help increase awareness of vocal disorders. If you want to know more about VocalDisorders.org, what we seek to accomplish, and why our founder (Andrea Hardaway) is so passionate about supporting those who struggle with limited or no voice... you will want to be [...]
[Diagnosis] What is Vocal Fold Paresis / Vocal Fold Paralysis?
Definition: Vocal Fold Paresis / Vocal Fold Paralysis is a vocal disorder where the vocal fold(s) don't open or close properly due to abnormal nerve input to the voice box muscles (laryngeal muscles). The nerves involved in the tensing and opening of vocal folds are the superior laryngeal nerve (SLN) and [...]
[Diagnosis] What is Spasmodic Dysphonia?
Spasmodic dysphonia (SD) is a vocal disorder where involuntary movements (spasms) of the muscles inside of the vocal folds (larynx) occur during speech. This interferes with the production of voice; causing breaks in the voice and also resulting in strained speech. Also referred to as: Laryngeal Dystonia Strangled voice Various [...]
How to Finally Make Voice Exercises a Part of Your Day
Are you having trouble getting motivated to practice your voice exercises? Andrea Hardaway shares some practical things you can do to help you get motivated to make those exercises a part of your daily routine.
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