Voice Banking with an International Twist

Voice banking has been a core part of my work with people with progressive neurological conditions for the last few years. The benefits of both voice and message banking are coming through loud and clear from our patients and their families—maintenance of identity and sense of self by ‘keeping’ your own voice for later use on a communication aid are key messages, as well
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ICP Submits Comments to UN Committee

This past March, the International Communication Project (ICP) submitted comments about the impact of communication disabilities on employment to a United Nations (UN) committee that monitors the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The committee had invited submissions as part of its preparation for issuing a statement concerning Article 27 of the UN Convention, the right to work
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U.S. President Biden Champions People With Communication Disorders

As someone who stutters, Joseph R. Biden, the 46th President of the United States, is an inspirational figure for reasons apart from politics. In rising to high office, he has set a global example that people with communication disorders can become strong communicators and rise above the teasing and stigmatization that often occur. Historically, though several U.S. presidents have had disabilities, none in modern
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Latest News from the International Communication Project (December 2020)

The ICP newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading to learn more about the work of speech-language pathologists in Peru and Kuwait, the work of one of our ICP Participating Organisations, as well as a roundup of communication health stories around the world. Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights     In 2020, the International Communication
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Latest News from the International Communication Project (September 2020)

The ICP newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading to learn more about the work of speech-language pathologists in Peru and Kuwait, the work of one of our ICP Participating Organisations, as well as a roundup of communication health stories around the world. COVID-19 and Communication Disabilities The International Communication (ICP) is acutely aware of the added challenges faced by
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Latest News from the International Communication Project (December 2019)

The ICP newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading to learn more about the work of speech-language pathologists in Peru and Kuwait, the work of one of our ICP Participating Organisations, as well as a roundup of communication health stories around the world. International Communication Project in Action Creating smiles in Peru Have you ever wondered what it might be like to work as a volunteer
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Latest News from the International Communication Project (September 2019)

The ICP newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading for information on ICP’s recent presence at the UN and the declaration of 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL2019), as well as a roundup of communication health stories around the world. International Communication Project in Action ICP Raises Communication Disabilities at the United Nations The International Communication Project has hosted a breakthrough event
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ICP Raises Communication Disabilities at United Nations Conference

International flags fly in the wine in front of the the United Nations headquarters in New York City.

With members of the global disabilities community lending their voices, the International Communication Project (ICP) hosted a breakthrough event at the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) this past June. The setting was the most recent Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP), an annual gathering of disabilities officials, advocates, and experts from around the
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Latest News from the International Communication Project (June 2019)

The International Communication Project (ICP) newsletter brings you communication-related information and stories from around the world. Continue reading for information on ICP’s upcoming presence at the UN and the first ever global standard for safe listening as well as a roundup of communication health stories around the world. International Communication Project in Action International Communication Project at the UN The ICP is excited to announce that it has been approved
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