Who We Are
Global Speech Solutions is the industry leader 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 communications skills necessary for success in today’s global workforce.
Founded by JoAnn Tuttle, CCC-SLP and Tamara Truax, MS, Global Speech Solutions offers proven, researched-based methods that are guaranteed to neutralize foreign and regional accents.
JoAnn Tuttle, M.S. CCC-Sp. is a foreign accent reduction provider and President of Global Speech Solutions. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the states of New York and New Jersey and a member of the Corporate Speech Pathology Network (CORSPN). She has been working in the field of Speech-Language Pathology for over 30 years. She holds two Master’s Degrees; Communication Disorders and Educational Administration and Supervision. Work experience includes Speech-Language Pathologist in the public school setting as well as Administrator of the Speech-Language-Hearing Department supervising Speech-Language Pathologists, Teachers of the Hearing Impaired and Educational Audiologist. She has had a practice in Foreign Accent Reduction, Language Development, Voice and Fluency for 30 years. She is an Educational Consultant for Special Education Students and has been a teacher in the field at a University. She has worked in professional training, development, and management as well as a clinician. She is experienced in coaching individuals and conducting group sessions. Her goal is to help foreign-born individuals to achieve their maximum potential in the work place by improving their English and Communications Skills.
Tamara Truax, MS is an experienced educator, specializing in the area of speech and language development. She has a background in Bilingual and Bicultural Education and is a New York state certified teacher. She holds degrees in Speech-Language Pathology, Bilingual Education, and Instructional Technology. Her work experience encompasses over 20 years as a teacher and therapist in both public school and private settings. Tamara also has extensive experience in providing professional development workshops and maintains a private practice specializing in all areas of articulation and language development. She is the Executive Director of the EELEF program, and is experienced in coaching individuals and conducting group sessions.
Global Speech Solutions instructors are P-ESL certified accent modification specialists who have extensive training in all areas of phonology and linguistics. Our instructors are licensed Speech and Language Pathologists, graduate level professors, and state certified teachers. They are experienced in teaching clients with a variety of backgrounds and will create a tailored program that offers individualized solutions based on the client’s need.
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.
Global Speech Solutions offers innovative and individualized programs that are flexible and convenient. Our accent modification services 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.
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.