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Transgender Voice and Communication Group

Monday, September 8, 2014
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Repeats weekly until 12/01/2014.

Storrs Campus
Phillips Communications Building

UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic Transgender Voice and Communication Group

*For individuals pursuing vocal and communication changes related to gender identity*

• A discussion and practice group • Facilitated by a speech-language pathologist and speech-language pathology graduate students • An opportunity to use new vocal and communication qualities in a safe and confidential environment • Feedback from peers and facilitators • Share experiences regarding communication challenges • Different themes selected every semester to meet the needs of group members • Individual sessions work best to support focused work on pitch changes and are available as well, inquire at the front desk or the number below, sessions are $10 per treatment • Individuals at any point in their gender transition are welcome

Fall Theme: Delve into non-verbal communication and how it impacts our daily interactions with communication partners. Discussions will focus on non-verbal communication including hand gestures, facial expressions, eye contact patterns, and body language. Sentence structure and communication style will also be discussed.

Mondays; 6:00pm-7:30pm September 8th- December 1st Storrs Campus Phillips Communication Building 850 Bolton Road, Unit 1085 Storrs, CT 06269

*The cost for the group is $25 for the Fall semester

Please RSVP to the Clinic Office: 860-486-2629 or via email at speech&hearingclinic@uconn.edu

Contact:

860-486-2629; speech&hearingclinic@uconn.edu

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