There are times, in some people’s lives when all voice will be gone. For most of us, it will be a short-lived experience. But the transient loss of voice associated a virus or infection provides a taster of the reality of total absence of voice known as aphonia.
10 year old Mary had not voiced for over 3 months. Not one vocalisation related to speech had ensued from her vocal tract in that time. She had already seen two ENTs and one speech therapist with no return of Voice. The second ENT, referred Mary to me. Both ENTs had assessed Mary’s laryngeal anatomy as normal with no evident … Read More