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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disease affecting 1.5 million Americans and 8 million individuals worldwide. PD results in motor, sensory processing, and/or neuropsychological disorders, which occur in varying degrees with a variety of associated symptoms. Eighty nine percent of individuals with PD will have difficulty with speech and voice that negatively impacts their […]

By on July 29, 2015 in Voice Disorders

Lee Silverman Voice Training (LSVT LOUD)

The Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT LOUD) is the only documented efficacious treatment for individuals with Parkinson Disease scientifically documented to restore oral communication beyond what current pharmacological and surgical interventions offer. Evidenced-based statistics indicate that 90% of patients improve vocal loudness from pre to post treatments and approximately 80% maintain treatment improvements for 12-24 months. […]

By on March 20, 2017 in Voice Disorders

SPEAK OUT! ®

SPEAK OUT! ® is a highly effective speech therapy program developed by Parkinson Voice Project. SPEAK OUT! typically consists of twelve individual speech therapy sessions conducted by a speech language pathologist trained by Parkinson Voice Project. Together, the patient and the speech language pathologist work their way through a series of speech, voice, and cognitive exercises outlined in […]

By on March 20, 2017 in Voice Disorders