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10 November, 2020 - SAC

Official Statement on the Use of Transparent Masks A new info sheet on the impact of masks on communication and what members of the public can do to improve communication when wearing a mask. (updated August 21, 2020) Update on...

06 November, 2020 - Communication Disabilities Access Canada

In 2010, Canada ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Recognition that people with disabilities enjoy legal capacity on an equal basis is at the core of Article 12 of the CRPD....

29 October, 2020 - Queen's University Belfast

Researchers at Queen's University Belfast in Ireland are running a study on swallowing intervention outcomes in critical care and are seeking participants who have an interest in, experience or knowledge of dysphagia in critical...

26 October, 2020 - Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

A research team led by Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia and a researcher at the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, has received funding from the Canadian...

08 October, 2020 - Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

SAC has developed a new info sheet to highlight the increased risk of developing voice disorders in the COVID-19 workplace. We encourage our members and...

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