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Navigating Freezing Challenges in Parkinson’s: Harnessing the Power of LSVT Treatments for Improved Speech and Movement

Click HERE to access the handout If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Click HERE to complete a survey. LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: LSVT Global webinars are not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity. Join us for an engaging and informative webinar where we delve into one of the intricacies of Parkinson’s and explore effective strategies for managing freezing challenges. Discover how LSVT LOUD® speech therapy and LSVT BIG® physical/occupational therapy can be instrumental in addressing freezing episodes and empowering individuals to regain control over their mobility and communication. This webinar will provide insights, practical tips, and evidence-based approaches to help individuals with Parkinson's, caregivers, and healthcare professionals alike. Intended Audience: Health professionals, individuals living with Parkinson’s and their loved ones  Continue Reading

Enhancing Clinic Revenue and Patient Satisfaction through an Effective RTM Program

Click HERE to access the handout If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Click HERE to complete a survey. LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: LSVT Global webinars are not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity. LSVT BIG® physical and occupational therapy is well-known for its efficacy in addressing movement impairments and improving functional abilities in individuals with Parkinson's disease and other conditions. The integration of technology such as Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) opens up new avenues for therapists to extend their reach and provide ongoing support to patients beyond traditional in-person sessions. Join Matthew Jurek, DPT, CSCS, Wibbi's RTM specialist to learn how to implement an RTM program that will: Enhance clinic efficiency and revenue Optimize outcomes for patients with Parkinson's disease and other chronic conditions Enhance patient engagement through ongoing communication, monitoring, and support after they complete LSVT BIG treatment or other intervention Personalize yourContinue Reading

StrivePD: Your Parkinson’s Care Companion

Click HERE to access the handout Click HERE to access the information sheet StrivePD is a free iOS disease management application — FDA-cleared on the Apple Watch — that passively collects tremor and dyskinesia data via Apple’s Movement Disorder API. People with Parkinson’s (PwPD) can download the app and explore interactive charts to track their symptoms over time and understand how medications and physical activity / exercise impact them. With StrivePD, users gain insights to guide their care journey, and have the ability to share their data with clinical specialists for a personalized strategy. The StrivePD and LSVT Global team have joined forces to empower PwPD through the combined power of personalized insights and exercise. With this partnership, StrivePD users can now track their symptoms in between and during LSVT BIG sessions. Mobility metrics with symptom and medication data will help clinicians and PwPD further understand how LSVT or other physical activity are impacting their disease progression. The goal is to provide a more comprehensive picture of PD, enabling PwPD and clinicians to make informed decisions. During this webinar session, discover how StrivePD can become your patients’ valuable care companion, providing personalized insights to support their Parkinson's management. Please noteContinue Reading

Parkinson’s in Kenya: Revealing the Untold Story Through the Film ‘Shaking Hands with the Devil’

Click HERE to access the handout If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Click HERE to complete a survey. LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: LSVT Global webinars are not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity. Embark on a transformative cinematic journey with LSVT Global as we present the stirring documentary, ‘Shaking Hands with the Devil.’ This 15-minute film, crafted by the talented team of David Plummer, Natasha Fothergill-Misbah, and Olz McCoy, fearlessly uncovers the harsh realities of stigmatization, marginalization, and persecution faced by individuals living with Parkinson’s in Kenya. Event Highlights: Exclusive Film Viewing: Immerse yourself in the emotional and impactful narrative of ‘Shaking Hands with the Devil,’ shedding light on the often-overlooked challenges of those living with Parkinson’s in Kenya. Q&A Panel with Creators: Engage in a thought-provoking Q&A session with the creators themselves as they share their insights, experiences, and the creative process behind the documentary.Continue Reading

Application of LSVT Treatments post-Deep Brain Stimulation: Maximizing communication and mobility outcomes

Click HERE to access the handout If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Click HERE to complete a survey. LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: LSVT Global webinars are not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity. Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the second most common cause of progressive dementia, impacting an estimated 1.4 million people in the United States. Despite the condition’s prevalence, LBD is the most often misdiagnosed type of dementia, and is misunderstood by many clinicians. A recent survey by the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) of people with LBD and care partners found that despite interest in rehabilitation services, most people do not receive access to rehabilitation services during their journey with LBD. It’s time to change that. To honor Lewy body dementia Awareness Month this October, Join LSVT Global for this special collaborative webinar with the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). Following an overview, we will beContinue Reading

Yes, you CAN make a difference: Integrating LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD to address the complex needs of people with Lewy body dementia

Click HERE to access the handout Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the second most common cause of progressive dementia, impacting an estimated 1.4 million people in the United States. Despite the condition’s prevalence, LBD is the most often misdiagnosed type of dementia, and is misunderstood by many clinicians. A recent survey by the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) of people with LBD and care partners found that despite interest in rehabilitation services, most people do not receive access to rehabilitation services during their journey with LBD. It’s time to change that. To honor Lewy body dementia Awareness Month this October, Join LSVT Global for this special collaborative webinar with the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). Following an overview, we will be joined by a panel of true experts – those living with LBD – to learn how they have benefitted from LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD®. During this special one-hour webinar learners can expect to be able to: Define Lewy body dementia (LBD) and understand how it is like and unlike other common neurodegenerative diseases, like Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Outline the role of PT, OT and SLP in supporting symptom management, safety, and quality of life for people with LBD. Clarify how LSVTContinue Reading

Optimizing Wellbeing in Parkinson’s Disease: The Complementary Relationship of Rehabilitation, Therapy, and Exercise

Click HERE to access the handout Join us for an enlightening webinar as we bring together a team of dedicated experts - a physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, and exercise professional – who specialize in working with individuals living with Parkinson's disease. Discover the powerful synergy between therapy and exercise and how they can harmoniously work together to restore and maintain function, leading to a significantly improved quality of life. In this webinar, you'll delve into the empowering benefits of a comprehensive whole-body approach to wellness for individuals with Parkinson's disease. Our experienced presenters will share their in-depth knowledge and practical insights, shedding light on the transformative impact that therapy and exercise can have on motor function, communication, and overall well-being. Through engaging discussions and real-life case examples, you'll gain a thorough understanding of the rationale and timing behind therapy and exercise interventions. Discover how targeted exercises and therapeutic techniques can address specific challenges associated with Parkinson's disease, optimizing functional abilities and fostering independence. Whether you are a healthcare professional or someone living with Parkinson's disease or supporting a loved one, this webinar is designed to equip you with practical knowledge and tools to enhance the therapeutic journey. Join us asContinue Reading

Living BIG and LOUD with post graduate exercise classes

Click HERE to access the handout Discover the path to longer lasting LSVT treatment results with ongoing BIG for LIFE® and LOUD for LIFE® classes. Clinicians will learn about options to take the training course to lead their own group classes and how to refer clients to LSVT for LIFE® virtual classes when a community option is not available. Clients will learn what a typical BIG for LIFE or LOUD for LIFE class entails and how to find one in your community or a virtual option. Intended Audience: Allied health professionals, individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Complete the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LSVTGlobalPublicOnDemandWebinarCertRequest LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: This LSVT Global webinar is not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity.  Continue Reading

Making LSVT Treatments Work in Your Clinical World

Click HERE to access the handout LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG are evidence-based treatment approaches designed to improve communication and movement in people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions. While LSVT treatments have proven effective in research studies, some clinicians may struggle with how to effectively integrate it into their clinical practice. This webinar aims to offer practical advice and valuable insights on implementing LSVT treatments in various clinical environments including outpatient clinics, home health, skilled nursing facilities, private practice, mobile practice, and telepractice. Our discussion will cover the potential obstacles and opportunities that may arise during the implementation of LSVT therapies and provide strategies for enhancing outcomes. Intended Audience: Allied Health Professionals and Students If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Complete the LSVT Global On Demand Webinar Certificate Request Survey LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: LSVT Global webinars are not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity.  Continue Reading

Making LSVT LOUD Work in Your Clinical World

Click HERE to access the handout While the research on LSVT LOUD is impressive, some clinicians may struggle with how to effectively integrate it into their clinical practice. This webinar aims to offer practical advice and valuable insights on implementing LSVT LOUD in various clinical environments such as outpatient clinics, home health, mobile practice, and telepractice. Our discussion will cover the potential obstacles and opportunities that may arise during the implementation of LSVT LOUD and provide strategies for enhancing outcomes. Intended Audience: Speech-language pathologists If you are a speech-language pathologist and would like to receive a certificate and/or earn ASHA CEUs after viewing this On-Demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Complete the LSVT LOUD On Demand Webinar Survey 2023. If you request a certificate, LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate within two weeks. This webinar is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs. If you would like LSVT Global to report your course completion to the ASHA CE Registry, we will submit a report after December 31, 2023. See note below for more information. NOTE: LSVT LOUD On Demand webinars are registered for ASHA CEUs as one course throughContinue Reading