Our self-assessment quizzes are designed to help you reflect on your personal and professional communication. Through answering these carefully crafted questions you will be one step closer to identifying how you can perform better and feel more confident about your speech, social and communication skills. Intended for educational use only.
On Tuesday, July 9th, the Well Said team had a professional development day. Here are some highlights of what we shared and what we learned:
Speaking may seem as easy as opening your mouth to allow the sounds to come out. However, speech-language pathologists are challenged to return to the four subsystems of speech: respiration, phonation, resonance, and articulation.
We often work with people who know that they have trouble with certain sounds, but who say they don’t hear the difference between their version and the “correct” version. How can they learn to say what they can’t even hear? We often work with people who know that they have trouble with certain sounds, but who say they don’t hear the difference between their version and the “correct” version. How can they learn to say what they can’t even hear?
Myofascial Release is a form of manual therapy that helps issues of pain and movement dysfunction. Valuing clients as partners in recovery is crucial as they are the experts of their body, their pain and their concerns. The greatest therapy efficacy is observed through consistent communication between the therapist and client, where the client reports what they feel and the location in which they feel it.
Many of the clients who visit our clinic have never seen a speech-language pathologist before. Take a look here and learn about what to expect.
On Friday, June 7th, the Well Said team attended the 2019 Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologist’s Voice Symposium. Here are some highlights from the conference:
Avoidance and struggle are both typical experiences for people who stutter. Leaning in and embracing stuttering can often have surprising and far-reaching effects on their lives.
Whether you are being introduced to the person of your dreams for the very first time, or you’re sitting in the lobby area nervously waiting to be interviewed for the job you so desperately want to get, we have all been in situations where we know that we need to make an amazing first impression. Here at some tips on getting through those important few seconds.
There are different “hats” that a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) must wear to be effective. These hats are skills that we use when working with you as a client, to fully flesh out treatment needs and a plan that is suited specifically to you.
Assertiveness is the point of balance on the spectrum of effective communication, where on one end there is passivity and on the other there is aggressiveness. Assertiveness is respecting oneself as well as others by letting the thoughts, feelings and beliefs of both parties be heard. Learn more about how to become an assertive communicator.