Resources / Speech & Language / Voice

Resources in this section explain when to seek support if your child’s voice seems husky, hoarse or “stuffy” and some strategies you can start with at home.

Take Care of Your Child’s Voice

“Taking Care of Your Child’s Voice”
Discuses vocal hygiene and suggestions for parents to model/encourage at home.

Vocal Hygiene Guidelines

Visual handout summarizing vocal hygiene tips

Voice Disorders

“Voice Disorders” are explained in terms of symptoms, causes and when to refer

YouTube Video “Becka’s Hoarse Voice”

A short video clip of Becka presenting with a hoarse voice. Mom attempts to have her talk and recite

YouTube Video “Vocal Hygiene for Kids”

Approximately 5 minute video which discusses vocal hygiene, vocal abuse, ways to modify, ways to maintain good vocal hygiene