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Friday, July 15 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
The Speech-Language Pathologist's Role in Working with Trans and Nonbinary Youth LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

There is not one way femininity or masculinity looks or sounds. This is an interactive workshop on how gender-affirming voice and communication services may help trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming youth embody voice and communication skills that are affirming, authentic, and help build self-confidence.
 
Jordan will talk about the complexity of modifying one’s voice based on his client’s desires, rather than perpetuating stereotypes or pushing a cis-centric focus on how someone’s voice should sound. Jordan will teach participants voice exercises related to pitch, resonance, intonation, and breath support. He will also cover topics like the effects of testosterone on the vocal folds and counseling activities he incorporates in sessions with his clients.
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Jordan Jakomin

Speech-Language Pathologist, Jordan Ross Communication
Jordan Jakomin (he/him), is a queer speech-language pathologist and gender-affirming voice coach. He's the owner of Jordan Ross Communication, an online private practice dedicated to making voice and communication training safe, affirming, and empowering for trans, nonbinary, and... Read More →


Friday July 15, 2022 1:45pm - 3:00pm PDT