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.
For educators such as teachers and coaches, voice problems are an occupational hazard. Teachers on average are more than twice as likely to suffer from a voice disorder when compared to non-teachers, and three times more likely to consult a doctor regarding voice disorders. It’s not uncommon for teachers to have about a million vocal fold collisions in a day, leading to vibration overdose. That’s a million little forceful collisions the vocal tis … [Read more...]