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mechanical speech

The use of a battery-powered device (such as an electrolarynx) to create vocal sounds….

oesophageal speech

Inhaling or injecting air into the top of your oesophagus and then out again to produce a voice after a total laryngectomy….

tracheoesophageal speech

When a person forces air through a surgically created valve between the trachea and oesophagus to create a low-pitched, throaty voice….

vocal folds

The part of the larynx that vibrates to produce the sounds required for speech. Also called vocal cords or the glottis….

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…as their physical, thinking and emotional abilities and find ways to make living easier. OTs work closely with doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, speech therapists, social workers, psychologists and most importantly you, to help identify and work towards your goals. For example,…

News: Volunteer Voice December 2018

…in the time I had left. “It’s amazing to think that bit by bit, each conversation, speech, fundraiser and campaign has totalled over $1 million for cancer charities. “I am so grateful to not only be alive to see this…

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…different parts of the brain and body are working, including your speech, hearing, vision and movement MRI scan CT scan Further tests include: MRS scan – looks for changes in the chemical make-up of the brain. MR tractography – helps…

News: Taking action against brain cancer

…vital funds for much-needed brain cancer research. We were inspired this week by Carrie Bickmore’s Gold Logie acceptance speech – touching millions and raising strong awareness about the impact of brain cancer on so many Australians. We thank Carrie for…

News: Ovarian cancer advocate among Queensland Young Australian of the Year Awards finalists

…time I had left. “It’s amazing to think that bit by bit, each conversation, speech, fundraiser and campaign has totalled over $1 million for cancer charities. “I am so grateful to not only be alive to see this day, but…