The Opportunity to Communicate is a Basic Human Right.

Communication is the most fundamental of human capacities.
People need to be able to communicate to fulfill their social, educational, emotional and vocational potential. Everybody has the potential to communicate.

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Stories About Communication

An Immeasurable Gift: Setting Up the First State Speech and Language Therapy Clinic in Rwanda

In 2013, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) developed an exciting new partnership with Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH), with the aim of establishing the first state speech and language therapy clinic in the country.
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Use it or Lose it: My Journey with Parkinson’s

Many Parkinson’s sufferers become quite disabled much earlier than I have been. I’m sure my longevity is due to my adherence to “the use it or lose it” principle.
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My Journey to Good Health after a Stroke

This journey from a stroke is to return to good health and fitness. This journey has its and ups and downs along the way.
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Singing in a Choir: My Rehabilitation after a Stroke

Many people say singing is easier than speaking. For me, this seems so. As my confidence has grown [from being a part of the Cantabrainers Choir], I have been allowed to make sounds by myself in Choir… Now I am allowed a whole verse—not perfect, but good enough to understand, and will perform on a stage—something I thought I would never do.
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