This information is for health and social care professionals.

Many people with MND experience weakness in the bulbar region, affecting muscles of the mouth, throat and tongue. This can lead to problems with speech and voice, which will affect ability to communicate.

Visit our AAC pages for further information about communication support for people with MND.

Download our information sheet about voice banking.

  • Page last updated: June 2019
  • Next review: June 2021

For further information and support contact our MND Connect helpline

mndconnect 0808 802 6262