SLPs Wine and Cheese's Podcast
Ep 94: Gender Affirmation Voice Ft. Kristie Knickerbocker
Deb and Maria began the episode with Maria drinking House Wine Limited Edition Rosè Bubbles, which can be purchased here: https://originalhousewine.com/wine/limited-edition-rainbow-rose-bubbles-375-ml-can/
Deb and Maria talked about an ASHA course titled Transgender Voice and Beyond: Voice and Communication Training for Gender Expression. Course can be found here: https://apps.asha.org/eWeb/OLSDynamicPage.aspx?title=Transgender+Voice+and+Beyond%3a+Voice+and+Communication+Training+for+Gender+Expression&webcode=olsdetails
'Gender affirmation' refers to an interpersonal, interactive process whereby a person receives social recognition and support for their gender identity and expression (Bockting, Knudson, & Goldberg, 2006; Melendez & Pinto, 2007; Nuttbrock, Bockting, et al., 2009).
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Special thank you to our guest Kristie Knickerbocker! Kristie Knickerbocker, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist and singing voice specialist in Fort Worth, Texas. She rehabilitates voice and swallowing at her private practice, a tempo Voice Center, and lectures on voice science nationally. She is part of the Professional Development Committee for ASHA Special Interest Group 3, Voice and Upper Airway Disorders, and a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the Pan-American Vocology Association. Knickerbocker blogs on her website at www.atempovoicecenter.com. She has developed a line of kid and adult-friendly therapy materials specifically for voice on TPT or her website. Follow her on Pinterest, on Twitter and Instagram or like her on Facebook.
Research study mentioned in the interview with Kristie: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Travis_Benson/publication/323744253_Effectiveness_of_testosterone_therapy_for_masculinizing_voice_in_transgender_patients_A_meta-analytic_review/links/5ebea67192851c11a86876c2/Effectiveness-of-testosterone-therapy-for-masculinizing-voice-in-transgender-patients-A-meta-analytic-review.pdf
The Transgender Voice Questionnaire (TVQ) mentioned: http://www.shelaghdavies.com/questionnaire/TVQ_Questionnaire.pdf
Vocal Function Exercises: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5429c0dfe4b041fc9d87d529/t/54b498bbe4b02b8a0e42cd9a/1421121723771/Vocal+Function+Exercises.pdf