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CANCELLED: Transgender Voice and Communication Group

Monday, February 15, 2016
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Storrs Campus
Phillips Communication Building

Tonight's meeting has been cancelled due to the weather-related closure of UConn.

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

* Role playing with audio and video recording

* Feedback from peers and facilitators using recordings

* Share experiences regarding communication challenges

* Gender specific breakout discussions

* Individual sessions targeting voice transition are also available through the UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic-Please call to inquire

* Individuals at any point in their gender transition are welcome

Spring Topic: This semester we will focus on incorporating both verbal and non-verbal communication style into functional communication. We will continue to explore the various components of voice and how non-verbal communication contributes to the perception of masculinity and femininity. This semester will include more practical application of topics covered and have increased opportunities to receive feedback from both group members and group facilitators.

Mondays; 6pm - 7:30pm February 1, 2016 - April 25, 2016 *The group will not meet on March 14, 2016.

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 e-mail at speech&hearingclinic@uconn.edu

Contact:

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

Contact:

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

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