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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Jessica Galgano Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Jessica Galgano, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. Jessica is an integral part of our team serving as LSVT LOUD faculty, LOUD for KIDS faculty and our LSVT LOUD clinical expert all while running her own successful private practice. Thank you, Jessica, for all you do for LSVT Global!

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The Acoustic Voice Quality Index (AVQI) in People with Parkinson’s Disease Before and After Intensive Voice and Articulation Therapies: Secondary Outcome of a Randomized Controlled Trial

This study presents the first randomized controlled trial (RCT) examining the effects of two speech treatment approaches, LSVT LOUD and LSVT ARTIC, on voice quality in individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Both treatments were identical in how intensive they were, but LSVT LOUD targeted healthy loudness, whereas LSVT ARTIC focused on articulation. Additionally, an untreated group of individuals with PD also participated in the study, and a group of 20 individuals without PD were included to examine differences in voice quality at pre-treatment.

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Get certified with the newly updated Online LSVT BIG® Course!

Are you a physical or occupational therapist or student looking for an evidence based & highly effective treatment for your patients with Parkinson’s, pediatric diagnoses, and other populations? We have the course for you!

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