Resources and information about employment with a voice disorder
Navigating work is a challenge for everyone and it’s especially hard when your voice may cause you problems. While it’s natural for people with voice disorders to withdraw from others, if you do that at work you put your livelihood in peril. You must meet each requirement of the job – including using your voice. In this section, we have assembled content and resources to aid you in your success in your job. We cover a wide range of topics specific to people with voice issues in the context of working and it is our hope you find the answers you are seeking.
How to Manage Your Career During these Uncertain Times
Managing your career has never been harder for most people. But it’s not impossible.
Low Vocal Interaction Jobs
Advice from career expert Dorothy Tannahill-Moran Professionally, Dorothy Tannahill-Moran is known as the “Introvert Whisperer,” helping people to find career success by providing unique, actionable
Qualifying for Disability Benefits
Qualifying for disability benefits can be both difficult and frustrating. The process is complex, confusing, and extremely difficult to navigate without assistance.
SD and the job application?
Should You Self-Identify? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) definition of a disability is “a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially
Embrace Your Voice
Advice from CEOs with voice disorders — “Embrace it!” We interviewed two CEOs with spasmodic dysphonia, Kevin Hancock from Hancock Lumber and Jaime Schmidt from Schmidt Naturals.
Voice and job performance
Advice from career expert Dorothy Tannahill-Moran, don’t let your voice get in the way of performing your job Professionally, Dorothy Tannahill-Moran is known as the
Getting Hired Partnership
Connecting those with disabilities with prospective employers The NSDA has partnered with Getting Hired, a recruitment solution company dedicated to helping employers search for and
Career Changes with SD
Upon the onset of SD, there have been many who have felt like their career was derailed.
Is SD a disability?
SD can be considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Many individuals with voice disorders may not realize that their conditions can be