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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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Working as an SLP in Malaysia

The author works with a child in a wheelchair 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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The First-Ever Global Disability Summit

A photo shot from the audience of the first-ever global disability summit. Speakers present onstage .

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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From Darwin to Dili

An audiologist adjusts a hearing aid for a patient in Timor Leste.

Audiologists and speech pathologists from Australia work together to help clients in Timor Leste, the newest and one of the poorest countries in South East Asia.
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