Got an Accent? Get Therapy
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 657 , Segment 2
Episode: World Events, Equifax Breach, How Fair is the Nobel Prize?
- Oct 10, 2017 11:00 pm
- 14:51 mins
Guest: Mary Young, Certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Director of Provo Speech Clinic, Adjunct Clinical Educator, School of Education, Brigham Young University When you meet someone for the first time and they speak with an accent, do you immediately make assumptions about where they’re from, and even how intelligent they are? Though we’d like to think it’s the content of our communication that matters most, a lot rides on the way we say what we say. In fact, there’s a whole industry of speech and language pathologists who help people minimize their accents.