Virtual Meeting | Hosted by the North Carolina Dysphonia Support Groups

2024sat13jul10:00 amsat11:00 amVirtual Meeting | Hosted by the North Carolina Dysphonia Support Groups

Event Details

Please join us for a virtual meeting on Saturday, July 13, 2024, from 10:00 – 11:00 AM ET.


Her topic will be a series of short videos which she has recently produced to raise awareness about voice disorders.

Our guest speaker will be Area Contact Leader (ACL) from WA, Sue Abrams. She is a nurse who has had a voice disorder since 1991. She has undergone speech therapy and Botox injections. This is the second time that Sue has served as guest speaker for our North Carolina virtual meetings.

Living with Spasmodic Dysphonia: The Broken Word

by Sue and Ken Abrams

Sue Abrams, and her husband Ken, created a series of short videos that talk about living with a voice disorder, particularly spasmodic dysphonia. In Part 1, Sue shares her journey with spasmodic dysphonia, discussing the challenges and also her positive outlook. Part 2 delves into the daily struggles and coping strategies Sue uses with her spasmodic dysphonia. In Part 3, Ken, provides insight into supporting a loved one with a speech disorder, emphasizing the importance of patience and understanding. The series also highlights the efforts of Dysphonia International in funding research for voice conditions.

Click here for Part 1.

Click here for Part 2.

Click here for Part 3.

Hosted by Charlotte Dysphonia Support Group Leader Mary Bifaro |
Hosted by Upper North Carolina Area Contact Leader Bonnie Simpson |


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Online | Zoom