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Shrewsbury Biscuit

The Shrewsbury Biscuit Podcast: Sal Tonge

Alex Whiteley June 8, 2020


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With AL taking the role pf producer on this episode. Shane and Jules bring you a fantastic interview with Sal Tonge.

Sal calls herself a Teller of Tales, a Twoddle Monger, Trader of Taddle-Tales and Collector of Oral Bric-a-Brac. In essence Sal is a storyteller with a whole lot of experience and empathy. Sal has fine tuned her art and her skills to be able help people with dementia and memory impairment. Using cues like songs that remind someone of the seaside or even just conversational tones and not even words, Sal really does have many tricks up her sleeve.

Sal talks to us about the challenges she has faced with having to use technology to get her stories across, especially when trying to help someone that struggles with visual or hearing impairment. But that does not stop Sal, her passion lies deep in her work.

Check out Sal’s website¬†http://sallytonge.co.uk/¬†to find out how you can access her services. Thank you for sharing your kind words of wisdom with us Sal, you’re a star!

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