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Voice Academy

Project Director: Julie Ostrem, M.B.A.
Public Information Contact: Julie Ostrem
Address: University of Iowa, Speech Pathology & AudiologyIowa CityIA52242
Voice: (319) 335-6600
Fax: (319) 335-6603
Last updated: 2011 Jun 30

The Voice Academy is a self-paced, no-cost website created to help school teachers prevent and self-manage voice disorders, which, unfortunately, are common in the profession. This website features a virtual school where teachers explore topics such as voice production basics, safe classroom acoustics, amplification system use, and the healthy body/healthy voice connection. The website also features an auxiliary curriculum for school-based speech-language pathologists or other advocates to present a 50-minute healthy voice seminar to their teacher colleagues.