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Traveling the World as a Speech Therapist

“In every new place [I travel] and with every new community, I am firstly a stranger who needs to observe the way of living and communicating. I have to learn how to adapt myself, in the same way as the deaf woman in my childhood memory…”
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Making a Difference in Ghana

“While I sit in the hallway of the Tamale teaching hospital in Northern Ghana, the noise from the busy street below forces me to lean closer to hear one of more than 240 children gathered to be assessed by international speech-language therapists. Through interpreters, we desperately try to ascertain articulation and nasality, and ultimately understand communication here in Ghana, where there are more than 250 different languages and dialects.”
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Learn About The Icelandic Association of Speech Language Therapists

“In addition to the six founding organisations, nearly 50 organisations from all over the world participate in ICP. To encourage international knowledge-sharing, we’ve asked the Icelandic Association of Speech Language Therapists to provide us with a bit more information about their work and the status of communication disorders in Iceland.”
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Speech Pathology in Vietnam—A Student’s Perspective

“…the word is spreading, and families are realising how speech therapy can help their loved ones. The Trinh Foundation welcomes volunteer speech pathologists to assist in the growth and development of speech pathology in Vietnam, and I would encourage more Australians to get involved.”
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Meet Australia-based SCOPE

“Scope’s CIRC, together with the ICP, is committed to improving awareness, developing capacity, and helping create opportunities for people with communication disabilities to access and participate in community activities through a range of initiatives and projects like communication access.”
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Finding a Voice in Scotland

“The intensive series of speech and language therapy sessions and assessments [at Queen Margaret University] allowed us to see a rapid change in the quality of Rosie’s speech in a relatively short period.”
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