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.
Whether you lisp or someone in your life has a lisp, it's important to be aware of the challenges that can be associated.
A sharper, more “sibilant” production of “s” has become associated with the speech of gay men. The lack of distinction between disorder vs. difference has lead many to associate any type of “s” variation in a male speaker with assumptions of that speaker’s sexuality. However, real lisps, as functional speech disorders, have no correlation with sexual orientation.
What similar characteristics do Drew Barrymore, Micheal Phelps, and Barbara Walters have in common? Aside from their respective fame, they all share a functional speech impediment, otherwise known as a lisp.
Lisping does not necessarily make a person less understandable. Rather, it can be a distraction that leads the listener to focus less on the content of the message and more on the assumptions the listener makes about the speaker.
Regardless of which phase of your relationship you are in, the information shared in this blog can be applied.
Welcoming Michael Johnson, as the newest member on our exceptional clinical team.
Referencing research from the Gottman institute, this blog outlines four warning signs to look for in a relationship and shares helpful advice for healthy communication.
This blog post shares three main pillars of couples communication and provides some helpful food-for-thought for people in romantic relationships.
Welcoming Sonia Dubb, Toronto-based Speech-Language Pathologist and newest member of our team. Sonia applies her multicultural background to her accent and fluency therapy for bilingual speakers, which is just one of the reasons that made her an excellent match for Well Said: Toronto Speech Therapy's clients and our clinical team.
Dating can be daunting, especially when it comes to small talk. But we can help.