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Support Groups and Resource Links

International Association of Laryngectomees

The International Association of Laryngectomees (IAL) is a non-profit voluntary organization composed of approximately 250 member clubs and recognized regional organizations

Web Whispers

WebWhispers is an International Internet support group whose members will support you in your rehabilitation and you may find many of the answers to your questions here on the WebWhispers site.

Web Whispers Listing of Local Clubs


Online support group – For people with trachs: tracheostomy, tracheotomy, stoma and/or laryngectomy

My Voice

The blog was created by Itzhak Brook MD a physician and a laryngectomee. Dr. Brook is a Professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University. The blog contains information about head and neck cancer, life as a laryngectomee, and manuscripts and videos about Dr. Brook's personal experience as a patient with throat cancer.

Strickly Speaking

STRICTLY SPEAKING a Laryngectomy Support Group" is an online support group for laryngectomees and those facing surgery for throat cancer. It's a Facebook group providing support all day, every day for patients, their families, friends and professionals, and it's a closed group so only members can read posts. Strictly Speaking is based in Sydney Australia and welcomes new members from around the world.


Laryngectomy Life


This website is aimed at the different groups of people interested in the life of a Laryngectomee. You could be the expectant patient, a relative or friend with obvious interests or a medical practitioner who wants to find out about how we all think and feel.


Laryngectomy Support Facebook

This group exists for anyone who wants to share information about Laryngectomy. It is a forum where people can discuss their experiences and share ideas.