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<div class="ExternalClass74D6C1293A5A49FA823E7D08236A2A4A"><p>The Provincial Voice Care Resource Program provides assessment and therapy programs for individuals with voice and laryngeal breathing problems. These speech-language pathology services are offered by professionals who are highly trained in problems of the voice and larynx (voice box). </p><p>Our team works collaboratively with other health care professionals including otolaryngologists (ear, nose and throat specialists), psychiatrists and other medical specialists to ensure the most comprehensive and effective care is provided. We also house the latest equipment to assess, diagnose and treat people with voice and speech disorders. </p><p>The purpose of our program is to:</p><ul><li>Offer high quality community-based clinical services to individuals suffering from dysfunction of the voice and larynx.<br></li><li>Increase the knowledge and skill level of speech-language pathologists and other voice care professionals throughout B.C. </li><li>Manage the Fred Gingell Memorial Stuttering Treatment Support Program.<br></li></ul></div>2775 Laurel Street(604) 875-4625<div class="ExternalClass685DC2B425264E5294F75C9AAFB05344"></div><p>Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.<br></p>(604) 875-4204V5Z 1M9BC<div class="ExternalClass9F44346CD56448AB90AEEAFB4980C77D"><p>Underground parking is available. Additionally there is limited street parking.<br></p></div>49.2611808,-123.1254002<div class="ExternalClassDFEBFE3758C147CA9843F38ACF6B36D0"><p>​English is the main language spoken, with translation services available if needed. <br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass5E24B33A9E0E47FB983BF7E2582CE301"><p>Referrals to the program are initiated by otolaryngologists (ear, nose and throat specialists) and members of other medical specialties, such as respirology, neurology, psychiatry, neuro-psychiatry and physiatry. Referrals must include copies of recent laryngology exam results.<br></p><p>The specialist’s referral may be sent by mail or by fax using our contact information above. Once we have received the appropriate referral information from your medical specialist, you will be contacted about your first clinic appointment.  <br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass18FD737B56B94572B0555918C0B6FB67"><p>​Visit our voice problems page for more details or download these helpful resources from the Provincial Voice Care Resource Program:<br></p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1244" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Classroom noise: Tips for a quieter learning environment</a> </p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1247" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Vocal hygiene: How to get the best mileage from your voice</a></p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1248" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Voice amplification: Tips to avoid voice strain through room acoustics and voice amplification devices</a></p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1245" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Throat problems and gastro esophageal reflux</a></p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1246" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Speech and voice production: How does it work?</a></p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1243" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />What causes voice dysfunction: The ALERT model looks at Lifestyle, Emotion, Reflux and Technique</a><br></p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1249" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Recommended reading: Books, journal articles and other self-help materials</a><br></p><p>Plus, watch the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX24JfEfxTE" target="_blank">YouTube video: But Doctor! Talks about throat problems and reflux</a><br></p></div>The clinic is part of the Otolaryngology Clinic, located on the 4th floor.Vancouver General Hospital - Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre

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