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Global Speech Solutions and the Compton P-ESL program are the industry leaders in speech modification and accent reduction services for clients across the United States and internationally. With over 30 years of experience, our clients quickly develop the clear and effective communication skills necessary for success.

Founded by JoAnn Tuttle, M.S. CCC-SLP and Tamara Truax, M.S., TSHH, Global Speech Solutions offers proven, researched-based methods that are guaranteed to neutralize foreign and regional accents.


Our Leadership
JoAnn Tuttle, M.S. CCC-SLP
JoAnn Tuttle, M.S. CCC-Sp. is a Foreign Accent Modification specialist and Co-President of Global Speech Solutions. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), licensed by the states of New York and New Jersey, and a member of the Corporate Speech Pathology Network (CORSPAN). She holds two Master's Degrees; Communication Disorders, and Educational Administration and Supervision. She has been working in the field of Speech-Language Pathology for over 20 years including as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the public school setting as well as Administrator of the Speech-Language-Hearing Department supervising over 30 Speech-Language Pathologists, Teachers of the Hearing Impaired and Educational Audiologists. She has a practice in Foreign Accent Modification, Articulation, and Language Development. She is an Educational Consultant for students with disabilities and has taught at the University level. She has worked in a New York City Hospital and provided professional training, development, and management throughout her career. She is experienced in coaching individuals and conducting group sessions. Her goal is to help foreign-born individuals to achieve their goals in the work place by improving their English and Communications Skills.

Tamara Truax, M.S., TSHH
Tamara Truax, M.S is a foreign accent reduction consultant and Co-President of Global Speech. She has a background in Bilingual and Bicultural Education and is a New York state certified teacher. She holds degrees in Speech and Language Pathology, Bilingual Education, and Instructional Technology. Her work experience encompasses over 10 years as an educator and therapist within the public school setting, and as a graduate level professor for a variety of courses. Tamara also has extensive experience in providing professional development workshops and maintains a private practice specializing in all areas of language development. She is experienced in coaching individuals and conducting group sessions. Her goal is to provide non-native English speakers the opportunity to improve their communication skills through an individualized approach that is sensitive to their cultural values.

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Our Instructors
Our instructors are certified accent modification specialists who have extensive training in all areas of phonology and linguistics. They are experienced in teaching clients with a variety of backgrounds and will create a personalized program that offers individualized solutions based on the client’s need.

Cultural Sensitivity
At Global Speech Solutions, we recognize, understand and respect the varying cultural values of our clients. Our professional trainers work to build an honest and trusting relationship that is culturally sensitive and conducive to learning.

Customized Solutions
Global Speech Solutions offers innovative and individualized programs that are flexible and convenient. Our accent modification programs are customized to accommodate the client’s time and location requirements. All of our programs are based on the user’s individual communication goals and can be modified to include job-specific vocabulary and phrases.

Our Promise
Global Speech Solutions promises to deliver professional and sensitive solutions that will have a profound and lasting effect on your communication skills. Dedicated participants who complete the recommended training are guaranteed rapid improvements and measurable results.
 

 
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