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Sofia Ochoa incorporates art into her daily life by always having art supplies on her.

PTA art contest gives students a voice through their art

October 31, 2018

Students need a voice, and the PTA is working toward providing that through their annual art contest. The PTA Art Reflections contest is a national competition for students in ...

Stephen Hawking has one of the most recognizable digital voices. However, because of the limitations of older digital voice technology, his voice is shared by people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds.

VocaliD starts showing results

May 31, 2016

Over 10 million people don't have a voice of their own. These people rely on machines to generate voices for them, yet the voices that these machines provide generally sound the...

Voicedrive donor Salma Sebt waits for the the computer to calibrate so that she can record her voice.

The Voicedrive’s voice is growing

December 3, 2015

Having a voice is important, even for those who can't speak. VocaliD, the organization that provides a new,  more natural-sounding voice alternative, uses the voices of volunteers ...

Jack communicates using his current AAC device, which costs around $9000.  VocaliD estimates that voices will cost only $1249, making them significantly more affordable.

Carlmont students can lend a voice

October 25, 2015

When 7-year-old Jack tries to speak, he can’t make the words come out. Jack was born with a rare genetic disorder called ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency. As a...

Whether in social media, print, or protest, your voice matters.

Don’t take away our voice

December 5, 2014

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press," reads the First...

A call to give a voice to the powerless

A call to give a voice to the powerless

October 22, 2014

A phone and perseverance is all it takes to save an animal’s life. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) provides teenagers the chance to make a difference through...

Cane conducting a performance

An English teacher with a voice

October 7, 2013

An educator by day and a songstress by night, Sarah Cane is more than just a regular English teacher. When she was just 19 years old, Cane sang with the San Francisco Bay Area...

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