- General Voice Sites
- Spasmodic Dysphonia
- Laryngectomy (Removal of larynx due to cancer)
- Laryngeal papillomatosis
- Other Related Areas
www.voiceproblem.org An excellent resource on voice problems. Clearly describes symptoms, treatments and areas of research. Highly recommended.
www.britishvoiceassociation.org.uk The United Kingdom’s voice association which brings together voice professional and works for healthy voice use. Highly recommended.
Voice Care Network UK They offer voice workshops for teachers and other occupational voice users.
www.rcslt.org Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) website.
www.voicefoundation.org The Voice Foundation (USA)
www.asha.org American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
www.voicedoctor.net The website of laryngologist Dr James Thomas. It is quite complicated but has some useful stuff. His views on the overstatement of reflux as a source of larynx problems are interesting.
Voice Disorder Specific Sites
www.dysphonia.org US organisation which provides support to SD patients through formal support groups, on-line activities and periodic newsletters. NSDA is dedicated to research, awareness and support.
www.laryngectomy.org.uk National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs – contact this organisation for details of laryngectomee clubs in your area.
www.webwhispers.org An international organisation supporting people who have had larynectomies (removal of larynx due to cancer). There is a very good and well used email list and forum section where patients can contact one another with their issues.
www.laryngectomylife.org UK laryngectomy site including a forum where British laryngectomees can contact one another with their issues.
www.larynxlink.com The website for the International Association of Larynectomees’ site.
www.cancerlt.org UK laryngectomy site
www.goodvibrationsclub.org.uk Laryngectomy club for East Lancashire.
www.macmillan.org.uk Europe's leading cancer information service, with over 4,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers. Visit the www.whatnow.org.uk website where you can contact other people with cancer including cancer of the throat and larynx.
www.rrpwebsite.org US based organisation for this disease. RRP results in tumour-like lesions to grow on the larynx and, in some cases, in the trachea and lungs.
Aphasia (problems with speaking, reading, writing or understanding language)
www.speakability.org.uk Speakability is the leading charity in the UK for people with aphasia.
www.thesequaltrust.org.uk A charity committed to bridging the communication gap for disabled people of all ages throughout the UK. Their aim is to help each of their disabled members to reach their full potential through the provision of suitable communication equipment.
Mental Health Support
Equality and Human Rights Commission This is an organisation that champions the rights of citizens including those with disabilities.