Duke speech pathologists can use accent modification techniques to help you reduce a foreign or regional accent and improve your ability to communicate effectively and confidently. Effective communication skills can improve your self-confidence and open doors to career advancement opportunities.
Who Should Consider Accent Modification?
You may benefit from accent modification if:
- You find that people have a hard time understanding your speech
- You have to repeat yourself frequently to be understood
- You avoid social or business conversations because you have trouble communicating
Duke Health offers locations throughout the Triangle. Find one near you.
Accent Modification Improves Communication
Our skilled speech pathologists are specifically trained in accent modification and focus on improving the sounds and rhythm of your speech. We work with you on your:
- Speaking rate
- Voice projection
- Conversational speech
- Public speaking
- Accented sounds
The ability to be understood and to communicate is an invaluable skill at home, at work, and in social situations. It is vital to participating fully in life, feeling valued, and meeting your goals. We help you improve your ability to communicate with others and your quality of life.
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In addition, Duke University Hospital is proud to be named the best hospital in North Carolina, and nationally ranked in 10 adult and 9 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report for 2019–2020.