Posts Tagged Occupational therapy

Got a Challenging Case? How LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® Can Help Complex Clients

Do you serve clients with complex conditions and are wondering if and how LSVT treatments can be helpful for them? Join LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Experts for a discussion on treating individuals with challenging diagnoses such as advanced or atypical PD, other neurological conditions, and pediatric cases. Learn about characteristics specific to more complex populations as well as treatment strategies and adaptations available within the LSVT protocols.   Intended Audience: Allied Health Professionals

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Everything you need to know about LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG®: A guide for people with PD and those who support them!

Do you help support and care for someone who is receiving LSVT LOUD or LSVT BIG?  You can be a key part of optimizing their success in achieving and maintaining a louder voice and bigger movements in daily life. Tune in for a general overview of the treatments, recommendations on how to help facilitate homework and carryover exercises outside of the treatment sessions, and suggestions for motivation and encouragement.   Intended Audience: Individuals with PD and their caregivers

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Expand your Clinical Reach: How to Apply LSVT Treatments Beyond Parkinson’s Disease

While LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® were researched and developed for individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD), these treatment approaches have also successfully been applied to adults and children with other neurological conditions. Join LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Expert Clinicians as they discuss research studies and clinical cases on LSVT treatments applied to individuals with a diagnosis other than PD and how the clinical assessment can help determine if LSVT LOUD or LSVT BIG may be appropriate for select clients on your caseload.   Intended audience: Allied health professionals

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Life after LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG®: A step-by-step guide to help you maintain your treatment gains

Learn how to optimize your success during LSVT treatment and maintain your gains for years to come! Join LSVT Faculty as they discuss homework resources, tune-up sessions, the LSVT Companion® software program to support in-home LSVT LOUD practice, and BIG for LIFE and LOUD for LIFE maintenance classes for LSVT graduates. Intended Audience: Individuals with PD or another neurological condition

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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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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Gary Boyle

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Gary Boyle who is one of our LSVT LOUD Volunteer Ambassadors. Gary is an inspiration to all of those around him with his compassion, positivity and eloquent words to share with faculty, fellow volunteers and LSVT clinicians in training. We are so fortunate to have you, Gary, as a part of our team. Thank you for the inspiration you give to us all!

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Parkinson Awareness Month: We got involved, so can you!

Explore some of the ways that LSVT Global is supporting Parkinson’s awareness and partnering with organizations around the world. Join us as we get BIG and LOUD with events like these and with others this month and throughout the year!

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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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Simple Strategies to Help you Transfer LSVT Improvements to your Daily Life

The “heart of success” for LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD depends on clients re-calibrating their perceptions of normal loudness and movement.  Re-calibration facilitates carryover of the louder voice and bigger movements into daily living. The presentation will include an explanation of three key deficits in Parkinson’s disease that make calibration challenging followed by a description of the four areas of calibration that are integrated into LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD to help you continue using improved movements and loudness in everyday life.  Intended Audience: Individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their family members and caregivers

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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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