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LSVT BIG in the United Kingdom – One Clinician’s Journey

“In choosing a thesis, without hesitation, I dove into Parkinson’s disease. The day after I took my National Physical Therapy Exam, I started working toward my LSVT BIG certification knowing this would be the best way to make a difference when assisting in the needs of these patients.” Read on to learn more.

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Thomas J Gangemi, PT, DPT, CLT, MBA

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Thomas J Gangemi, PT, DPT, CLT, MBA. Tom is part of our LSVT BIG Faculty and a clinical consultant. Thank you, Tom, for your generous and giving spirit towards your colleagues, LSVT BIG clinicians and people and families living with Parkinson’s disease.

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Intensive speech therapy (LSVT LOUD) for clients with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy – one clinician’s experience.

“We started using the LOUD program with a teen and 4-year-old with Down syndrome. Both families reported their child to be easier to understand, more talkative, more fluent, and had multiple unsolicited feedback from teachers, friends, distant family members, and church acquaintances about these changes…” Read on to learn more.

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Announcing the 2019 LSVT Global Student Grant Awardees for Occupational Therapy

We congratulate the 2019 occupational therapy student grant recipients! The awardees are conducting exciting research in the areas of Parkinson’s disease and spinal cord injury. Read on to learn about the 2019 winners and our 2020 grant competition!

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Jenifer Bannon

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Jenifer Bannon. Jenifer serves as our Event & Online Group Coordinator. Thank you, Jenifer, for your sincere caring and diligent service to all our customers, clinicians, people and families living with Parkinson’s and fellow colleagues.

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Elizabeth Peterson, M.A., CCC-SLP

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Elizabeth Peterson. Beth serves as an LSVT LOUD Course Faculty, our Webinar Coordinator, and a Clinical Research at LSVT Global. Thank you Beth for your enduring commitment to improving lives of people with Parkinson’s and dedication to training the therapists who deliver LSVT LOUD.

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Not enough hours in the day for documentation? Get the LSVT Companion – a speech therapy data collection option.

The LSVT Companion is a one of a kind device for LSVT LOUD treatment. It consists of a software program paired with an external calibrated microphone that offers valid and reliable acoustic measurement of sound pressure level (SPL), frequency and duration. The data collection is specifically tailored to the LSVT LOUD protocol and offers automated data averaging for fast and efficient summary treatment results.

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Announcing the 2019 LSVT Global Student Grant Awardees for Physical Therapy

We congratulate the 2019 physical therapy student grant recipients! The awardees are conducting exciting research in the areas of Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. Read on to learn about the 2019 winners and our 2020 grant competition!

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Announcing the 2019 LSVT Global Student Grant Awardees for Speech-Language Pathology

We congratulate the 2019 speech-language pathology student grant recipients! The awardees are conducting exciting speech treatment research in the areas of dyslexia and Parkinson’s disease. Read on to learn about the 2019 winners and our 2020 grant competition!

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LSVT BIG Presented at the Saudi Physical Therapy Association Conference

LSVT BIG Chief Clinical Officer Laura Gusè, spoke on LSVT BIG at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Saudi Physical Therapy Association (SPTA) in Riyadh, on September 6-8, 2019. Read on to learn more about this exciting conference and LSVT Global’s contribution.

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