The Opportunity to Communicate Is a Basic Human Right.

Communication is the most fundamental of human capacities.
People need to be able to communicate to fulfill their social, educational, emotional and vocational potential. Everybody has the potential to communicate.

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Stories About Communication

Learning the Ropes in Barbados

Our days began at 7:30 am as we travelled throughout the island seeing clients from preschool age to mid-’90s, and with conditions ranging from speech sound disorders to severe dysphagia.
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The author works with a child in a wheelchair in Malaysia.

Working as an SLP in Malaysia

In Malaysia, disability and differences are perceived differently depending on parents’ cultural background, exposure to disability, and level of acceptance and understanding of the severity of a child’s impairment.
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Phoniatritians in Egypt

The Egyptian Association for Phoniatrians and Logopedics represents professionals who treat pathological conditions that involve voice, speech, language, swallowing, and hearing
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A photo shot from the audience of the first-ever global disability summit. Speakers present onstage .

The First-Ever Global Disability Summit

Speakers called on over 800 high-level attendees to ‘stand alongside people with disabilities in their country, commit to ending stigma, and fully value the contribution they can make to the success of their nations’.
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