Posts Tagged ASHA

New Research! Improving communication in background noise for people with Parkinson’s.

Results showed that speech intelligibility of words in the presence of both noise conditions improved in participants with Parkinson’s who had LSVT LOUD compared to the groups that had LSVT ARTIC or no treatment. The ability to be understood can improve the quality of life for people with PD and this is really what the goal of any therapy should be, so it is exciting to be able to report these results.

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Get the LSVT Companion – a speech therapy data collection option. Now available for all ages!

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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Join us for LSVT Global’s FREE Virtual SLP Mini-Conference!

Although the ASHA Annual Conference and Expo is canceled this year, we still want to share our clinical and research updates, discounts, and prizes with you through our own FREE Virtual SLP Mini-Conference and Expo! Read on to learn more about the educational events, prizes and discounts.  

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2020 LSVT Global Student Grant Awardees

It is a great honor for LSVT Global to seed future researchers in the fields of speech, physical and occupational therapy. It is our hope that these opportunities will ignite a passion and life-long pursuit of treatment research in these young scholars. Congratulations to all the winners!

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Help us STOP the 2021 Medicare cuts!

Tell congress to stop the 2021 Medicare cuts! Your input as Medicare beneficiaries and/or friends and family will hopefully serve to enlighten them on the negative impact these cuts may have on your health and well-being.

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Navigating Masks and Parkinson’s disease – keeping yourself heard!

Explore tips and resources for people with Parkinson’s disease that may help when communicating with a mask.

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The effects of intensive speech treatment on intelligibility in Parkinson’s disease: A randomised controlled trial

Combined with improvements to acoustic measures and communicative efficiency reported in previous studies, our findings suggest that SLPs’ patients with PD will experience improvements in speech communication and quality of life if treatment targeting voice is included in their patients’ care plan.

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Effects of an intensive voice treatment on articulatory function and speech intelligibility in children with motor speech disorders: A phase one study

Our results indicate that by focusing on a single target (healthy vocal loudness), clinicians may also observe positive therapeutic changes to articulatory function and intelligibility.

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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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2019 ASHA Convention

Join us at the ASHA Convention! Talk to LSVT Experts, take advantage of 25% discounts, hear our latest research and clinical updates!

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