Vocal problems can occur for people with all types of conditions — Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy, stroke. Acute laryngitis is very common while chronic laryngitis affects over 20% of the population.
Christine received a diagnosis of spasmodic dysphonia and now experiences some relief with botox shots. Hanna, who has SMA type 1, uses assistive technology to help her communicate. Check out her website to watch a video demonstrating how she uses the technology.