Students posing in the photo booth

The Great Gatsby Ball

Birmingham City University Speech and Language Therapy Society held their second Giving Voice ball on 17 September 2016. The glitzy event included a 1920s Great Gatsby theme, 3 course meal, magician, DJ, a performance from members of the Birmingham Conservatoire and a photo booth. Their raffle raised £650 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell.   The committee put a lot … Continue reading The Great Gatsby Ball

Movie clapper on old wooden background

Lights, camera, action

South London-based speech and language therapist and voice pathologist, Shafaq Hassan, tells us about what makes her passionate about her profession and what it’s like going in front of the media to talk about communication needs… I’m a Speech and Language Therapist & Voice Pathologist based in Streatham. My work predominantly involves helping children with difficulties including lisps, speech sound conditions, phonological disorder and language … Continue reading Lights, camera, action

Map of New Zealand.

Giving Voice Goes Down Under

Giving Voice Aotearoa launch September 2016 The New Zealand Speech Language Therapy Association (NZSTA) launched their version of the UK’s Giving Voice on 7 September 2016. As part of the NZSTA’s biannual conference, the event included a “Finding our Voice” workshop within the conference and a video competition began in June 2016.     They were amazed by the entries and their judge Helen McLauchlan, … Continue reading Giving Voice Goes Down Under