LSVT Companion

The LSVT Companion is a software system which complements and supports LSVT LOUD speech treatment. The LSVT Companion offers both a Clinician Edition and Client Edition.  The Clinician Edition can be used by LSVT LOUD Clinicians to automatically collect and analyze voice data, thus improving efficiency during treatment sessions. The Client Edition can be used by patients to help maintain improvements via interactive guidance and provide feedback on voice practice after treatment with an LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician. The LSVT Companion is the only solution of its type cleared by the FDA for use as a medical device.

The LSVT Companion, Clinician Edition can only be used by LSVT LOUD Certified Clinicians.

The LSVT Companion, Client Edition is available to adults working with an LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician.

The LSVT Companion is not cleared for pediatric use.

It is currently available in English and German.

No.  An LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician is always required even if the LSVT Companion tool is used for a portion of the LSVT LOUD treatment sessions.  You can discuss options for incorporating the LSVT Companion into your treatment with your LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician.

No. The LSVT Companion is a tool that can greatly increase efficiency and provide feedback for clients, but it is not required to provide LSVT LOUD therapy.  Alternatives for collecting voice data are discussed in the LSVT LOUD Training and Certification Course.

No. While many people find the LSVT Companion, Client Edition to be a helpful, highly motivating tool for home practice, it is not required to participate in therapy. There are no required equipment purchases for receiving effective LSVT LOUD treatment.

Yes.

The LSVT Companion, Clinician Edition comes with an extensive user manual that is complete with photo illustrations.  There are video tutorials available in your LSVT LOUD Clinician account; and we also offer live and On Demand webinars that guide clinicians through the components of the LSVT Companion in a step by step manner.

The LSVT Companion, Client Edition also comes with an extensive user manual that is complete with photo illustrations.  There are some video tutorials available on our LSVT Global Videos page on our website.  The most important tool for learning and programming goals for your LSVT Companion, Client Edition is the LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician that you are working with.

Additionally, for both the Clinician and Client Edition, we have dedicated LSVT Companion support you can contact with any questions.

The LSVT Companion runs exclusively on Windows-based PC systems (Windows version 7 or higher).  Microsoft Excel is required to view data.

No.  The LSVT Companion is not compatible with IPads, Tablets or Smart Phones.

Yes. The LSVT Companion may be installed on more than one computer as needed for use by the registered LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician only. Each LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician is required to have an LSVT Companion license to use the device.

Yes and No. The LSVT Companion is an FDA cleared medical device requiring individual licenses for use.

Yes, if the colleague is an LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician and purchases an additional LSVT Companion license or bundle package of an additional LSVT Companion license and microphone together.  These are offered at reduced costs from the initial LSVT Companion purchase.

No, if the colleague does not purchase an additional LSVT Companion license.  The LSVT Companion comes with a single user license.  Without additional licenses, use is restricted to the purchaser.

 

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An LSVT Companion license transfer is required to transfer the license from one Certified Clinician to another. Please contact us for more information on the process and costs associated with license transfers.

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