We’re welcoming in 2023 with a range of exciting webinars and practical workshops to help connect you to others who know and understand about living with a laryngectomy. We have a number of special guests throughout these months, so make sure to check out what’s available.

New hosting platform – Microsoft Teams

Our MyLife events will now be held on the platform Microsoft Teams. You can join the Microsoft Team webinar either by the Teams app or view your web browser. To learn more about how to use join the webinar via the Microsoft Team platform, please download our how-to guide.

August

Community

“Can You Hear My Voice?” film screening working in partnership with Royal London Hospital

3rd August, 4.30pm

“Can You Hear My Voice?” by award-winning film maker Bill Brummel, is a triumphant documentary about the arduous transition from life with a voice box, to one without. The documentary features the UK laryngectomy choir Shout at Cancer and it’s a must see!

Everyone is welcome and there will be time to mingle after the film screening.

To register, email events.uk@atosmedical.com

Workshop

How to use FreeHands FlexiVoice

15th August, 2pm

This is an interactive session with our Speech and Language Therapists to help you get the most out of your voice with our Provox FreeHands FlexiVoice.

Aimed at Provox FreeHands FlexiVoice users and to those who haven’t tried it yet but would like to*.

Please note: speak to your clinician to find out if this product is suitable for you.

Workshop

Tips on using your electrolarynx

29th August, 2pm

In this hands-on workshop, we will show you how to use an electrolarynx, what you need to do to get started and we’ll talk you through general habits that you can adopt to clean your device and take care of its battery life.

Ideal for all stages of voicing post-surgery from beginner to advance and for anyone who would like to recap over techniques that you haven’t tried for a while.

September

Webinar

What to do if your voice prosthesis leaks

21st September, 2pm (TBC)

In this workshop, we will guide you through the most common symptoms of what might cause your voice prosthesis to leak, how to check for leaks, temporary troubleshooting procedures and what equipment you should have at hand if you find yourself in a similar situation.

July

On-Demand Webinar

24/7 HME use – which HMEs support your activities

24th – 30th July

In this webinar, we will talk about the use of HMEs 24/7, situational use, the benefits, and the positive impact this can have on your lung health and daily life.

August

Webinar

Coffee Morning

10th August, 10am

Interested in joining our tracheostomy community?

Everyone is welcome to join, partners, family members, carers and friends.There’s no agenda, it’s a chance to meet others who are living with a tracheostomy and to have a chat over a cuppa.

September

Experience

Chair Yoga

26th September, 2pm

Chair Yoga is a great way to get you moving, keep you mobile as well as maintain a healthy lifestyle. This exercise can be enjoyed by all so get your carer/family members or friends involved too!