Group Singing for People Living with Communication Challenges
Our mission is to understand, inform, and inspire choirs for individuals living with communication challenges.
"At this point I don't feel like my Parkinson's defines me as much as it used to. Now that I've been singing with the group for a while ... I feel that I'm also a singer who is part of a vibrant community"
The SingWell Project explores group singing as a meaningful social activity for people living with communication challenges (CC), with the potential to support communication function.
A communication challenge (CC) can be defined as any condition that affects an individual’s ability to produce, perceive or understand the verbal and nonverbal aspects of speech. Adults living with communication challenges face formidable challenges to social well-being. Most common among these challenges is the social isolation and loneliness that can arise as a result of impaired communication. In particular, they may develop a disability focus, believing that they are no longer able to have meaningful communication, or engage in social activities and relationships.
Singing & Stuttering Survey
Are you a person that stutters?
We invite you to participate in an exciting study exploring the role of music and singing for people who stutter.
Do you run a choir for people with communication challenges? If so, we invite you to participate in an online study to help us better understand the principles and practices that guide you as a choir director!