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.
Phoniatritians in Egypt
The Egyptian Association for Phoniatrians and Logopedics represents professionals who treat pathological conditions that involve voice, speech, language, swallowing, and hearing
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’.
From Darwin to Dili
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.
A Kenyan Insight
A visit with the Maasai of Kenya reveals a different cultural view of disability and the future.
Developing Dementia Care in North Africa: Morocco as a Model
SLTs need to be aware and prepared to address differences in language, culture and origin when dealing especially with Alzheimer’s patients.
Developing the Speech Pathology Profession in Ghana
In 2016, the University of Ghana accepted its first group of Masters of Speech and Language Therapy students. Twelve students are now more than halfway through their degree.
Promoting Communication as Part of the Human Rights Agenda
There is a need for greater acknowledgement of the rights of people to communicate to their full potential.
World’s Health Ministers Adopt Resolution on the Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Loss
“Too many people are suffering unnecessarily from hearing loss. … It is urgent to take action.”
SLP Grad Takes His Skills Back to Rwanda
Eli Munyankindi, a newly minted SLP, returns home to share his skills with an entire country.