At Odds With Establishment: Therapist Talks Up Voice Makeovers

As a student at Brooklyn College in 1948, Morton Cooper first heard his own speaking voice on one of those newfangled tape recorders. The sound, which he remembers as “high nasal, with a heavy New York accent,” so appalled him that he immediately sought speech therapy and in six months “went from a Howard Cosell to a Henry Kissinger.”

Spasmodic Dysphonia: Cures by Direct Voice Rehabilitation

The medical orientation says there are no cures of Spasmodic Dysphonia. Dr. Morton Cooper is the only Doctor in the world reporting ongoing cures by Direct Voice Rehabilitation (DVR) of the spasmodic voice (SD) (adductor, abductor and mixed) as well as many other types of voice problems for over 30 years. Cause of SD Medical […]

Current Treatment and Research on Spasmodic Dysphonia

At the 1998 Pacific Voice Conference I presented cures of SD by Direct Voice Rehabilitation (DVR). I presented cures of people who had been diagnosed with the most severe SD by the UCLA Medical Center’s Head and Neck Division, considered as one of the foremost hospitals and medical centers in the world. The SD diagnoses […]

Why aren’t you being told about voice therapy successes for Spasmodic Dysphonia?

At the Pacific Voice Conference in San Francisco on Oct 11-13, 1991, Herbert Dedo, M.D., Krzysztoi Izdebski, and Ph.D. Dan Boone, Ph.D., among others, denied there is success for spastic dysphonia (SD) by voice therapy. In the November 1991 issue of Our Voice, Midge Kovacs, Managing Editor, referring to the above conference, reiterated: “Comments from […]

Is ASHA’s Spasmodic Dysphonia (SD) position a voice racket?

A letter to SD patients. The American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) misinforms, misleads, misdirects those with the problem called Spasmodic Dysphonia (SD) to these websites of special interest, the Medical dystonia association, and the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association (NSDA). ASHA’s website directs those with SD to the websites to seek Botox for SD, and/or […]

Presenting Cures: An Abstract

At the 1998 Pacific Voice conference I presented cures of Spastic and Spasmodic Dysphonia (SD) by Direct Voice Rehabilitation (DVR). I presented cures of people who had been diagnosed with the most severe Spastic Dysphonia by the UCLA Medical Center Head and Neck Division. The SD diagnoses were made by the Medical Center’s experienced physicians, […]

An Open Letter sent to 14,300 Ear, Nose and Throat Doctors

Dear Colleague: As you may be aware, I have demonstrated for many years that my exclusive non-invasive technique called Direct Voice Rehabilitation (DVR) can achieve dramatic results with spasmodic dysphonia (SD). This includes not only improvement or recovery but also cures. I’m writing to bring these results to your attention in the hope that you […]

Not With My Wife You Don’t

An ENT professor on the UCLA Medical Faculty in the Head and Neck Division referred his wife who was diagnosed with Spasmodic Dysphonia (SD) outside the medical center to Dr. Mort Cooper’s private practice. She regained a normal voice through Direct Voice Rehabilitation (DVR). Today the UCLA Medical Center offers only Botox or surgery for […]