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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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Intensive Voice Treatment (LSVT LOUD) for Children With Down Syndrome: Phase I Outcomes

Based on this initial study, we have enough proof to continue to establish higher levels of treatment evidence that LSVT LOUD has a positive therapeutic effect on voice and speech in children with DS. We hope to conduct a larger treatment study and include a wider age-range of children and youth with DS.

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Bernadette Kosir, OTR/L, CAPS

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Bernadette Kosir, OTR/L, CAPS. She was one of the first occupational therapists trained in LSVT BIG. Bernie is an endless source of knowledge about home health operations, interdisciplinary teamwork, care of people with advanced Parkinson’s and/or cognitive changes and aging in place. Thank you, Bernie, for all you do for LSVT Global!

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Sit 2 Stand Challenge – April 11th, 2022!

LSVT Global is teaming up with Neuro Heroes (UK), Rock Steady Boxing (USA), UTurn Parkinson’s (Canada), PD Avengers and others around the world on Monday, April 11th in honor of World Parkinson Day to support the Sit 2 Stand Challenge! Sign up now.

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Announcing our 2022 Student Treatment Research Grants!

Up to six $1500 LSVT Global Student Grants (LSVT-SG) for Behavioral Treatment Studies with Adult and/or Pediatric Neurological Disorders will be awarded. Apply soon, deadline approaching!

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Preparing for Hospitalizations when you have Parkinson’s

In the webinar “Aware in Care Information Session: Helping individuals with Parkinson’s disease stay safe while in the hospital”, hear from Aware in Care Ambassadors and LSVT® Certified therapists Maria Allen, PT and Michelle Haub, SLP about this wonderful resource available to people living with Parkinson Disease (PD).

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Get LSVT® Certified before your upcoming Spring and Summer Clinicals!

Students, you have invested countless hours in the classroom and now it’s time to put your skills to practice during your upcoming clinical experiences.  Becoming LSVT BIG® or LSVT LOUD® Certified as a student is a great way to take your skills to the next level before you graduate!

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How LSVT BIG® Made a Lasting Impact on Both my Dad’s Life and Mine!

Read Colleen and her Dad’s inspiring journey with LSVT BIG. “I am so proud of my dad, and I am forever grateful to LSVT BIG and those two women that made a lasting impact on my dad’s life. And mine.”

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Heather Cianci, PT, MS, GCS

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Heather Cianci, PT, MS, GCS. Heather is one of our faculty for LSVT BIG Training and Certification courses and specialty LSVT BIG webinars. She is also a beloved teleBIG for LIFE Coach. She has a wealth of professional knowledge, endless creative clinical skills, and a breadth of experience that enormously enhances the training experience for participants during LSVT BIG Certification Courses and webinars. THANK YOU, Heather, for being a “first adopter” of LSVT BIG and for your continuous contributions to its advancement for the past 15 years.

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Everything you need to know about the origins of LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® for Parkinson’s, Pediatrics and other Populations!

Have you ever wondered what LSVT® stands for and where this evidence-based treatment for people who have Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions came from? Read on to learn more.

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