Male-to-female transsexuals are sometimes a part of a speech-language pathologist's voice caseload. This article is intended to provide information and a suggested treatment approach to speech-language pathologists who work with this small but fascinating population. Aspects of the transition process, interviewing strategies, selection of a target frequency, and suggested treatment techniques are presented.
Key Words: transsexual voice, voice treatment, rehabilitation, sex reassignment, transgendered voice
Submitted on November 13, 1998
Accepted on April 9, 1999