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There is life after voice strain

As a teacher who suffers from voice strain, I was delighted to see your article on this problem (TES, November 20).

However, although it would help raise awareness of the issue I did find the article rather depressing in that it seemed to infer there was little effective help available.

With correct help from a speech therapist combined with a good quality voice amplification system I have no problems continuing to teach. In fact since starting to use my microphone and speaker system last spring, my health is better that it has been for many years.

Olivia Costello. Head of sciencer. Warsett school, Brotton. Saltburn, Cleveland. Editor: a report on classroom sound systems appeared in Friday magazine last week (December 4)

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