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Yoshiko Takei

Yoshiko Takei is a head speech-language-hearing therapist at the Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Showa University Dental Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. She specializes in children and adults with speech sound disorders and speech problems associated with cleft palate, head and neck cancer, ankyloglossia, neurological and neuromuscular diseases. Since she collaborates and work closely with dentists, her clinical research relating to cleft palate focuses on the treatment of velopharyngeal dysfunction by combining speech therapy with speech aid prosthesis. She also teaches courses regarding speech in several institutions for speech-language-hearing therapy students as well as dental students. In the recent years, Yoshiko has also been involved in developing Japanese cleft palate speech assessment tool.

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