This free handout is meant to accompany The Teacher Voice During COVID-19 webinar that was hosted for BCTF members by The Well Teacher author and humanworks Vice President, Wade Repta, BHSc. OT, and SLP Sherri Zelazny form Surrey Voice Clinic on October 13, 2020.
Voice dysfunction is a growing concern for teachers. Due to COVID-19 and the added demands associated with wearing masks, there are more questions than ever. Topics covered in the webinar include:
- The structure and function of our vocal instrument
- Vocal hygiene
- Vocal health in the classroom (including voice use with masks and using masks with voice amplification systems)
- Identifying voice disorders
- The ergonomics of voice
- Accommodation and voice dysfunction
Visit The Teacher Voice & COVID-19 webinar to access the full webinar recording, featuring The Well Teacher author and humanworks Vice President, Wade Repta, BHSc. OT, and SLP Sherri Zelazny from Surrey Voice Clinic.