The Whales were lucky enough to be invited upstairs in Berglund Hall to visit Dr. Kerry Mandulak, Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Pacific. Ms. Kerry talked to us about the parts of our body that are crucial to speaking. She called them "Speech Helpers" and Whales learned that they included the tongue, teeth, brain, nose, roof of mouth, lips and lungs. Ms. Kerry explained that our vocal chords are delicate and we need to remember to treat them with care. She talked to us about how important and powerful our voices are for communicating. She reminded us that making eye contact, using all our speech helpers, and listening were crucial for good communication. Whales were transfixed! Thank you Ms. Kerry!