The voice is a sound made by a human being using the vocal folds for talking, singing, laughing and communication. The human voice is that part of human sound production produced by the vocal cords. Speech therapy helps and supports people to improve their voice.
It is not surprising with the amount of talking that many educators do in large, noisy classrooms, that many experiencing a voice disorder at some stage in their career. Our voice is produced through closures of the vocal folds which collide together to create sound. Teachers have around a million vocal fold collisions a day and the louder the voice they use the more forceful the collision the folds undergo. It is important to protect your voice … [Read more...]