Posts Tagged Dysphagia

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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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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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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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Angela Halpern, MS, CCC-SLP

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Angela Halpern, MS, CCC-SLP. Angela is our Chief Clinical Officer for LSVT LOUD, and SO MUCH MORE! She passionately believes in our mission to improve the lives of people living with neurological conditions and to inspire therapists to new levels of clinical excellence. Angela is generous, caring, thoughtful and tenacious – the best kind of team member to have. We can’t thank you enough, Angela, for all that you are and all that you do for LSVT Global. We would not be who we are, or accomplish with we do, without you!

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Leon Puzon

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Leon Puzon. Leon is one of our LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD Volunteer Ambassadors. He thrives on inspiring and motivating clinicians to help their clients with Parkinson’s achieve the best voice, speech, gain, movement and daily function possible. Leon is always engaging, upbeat and willing to help others. Thank you, Leon, for the inspiration you give us all!

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Dr. Masako Kurachi

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Dr. Masako Kurachi. Dr. Kurachi is our LSVT Global Representative-Japan. She was the first LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician in Japan and she coordinates our LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Training and Certification courses there. She is a gracious and kind host (and person) with impeccable attention to detail. We are beyond blessed to have Masako as part of our international LSVT Global collaborative team and we thank her immensely for her pioneering spirit!

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New York, New York – LSVT LOUD Educational Seminar

“People noticed that I am more animated in my speech and my husband can hear me now!”  

Interested in Learning how LSVT LOUD can help you improve your loudness, voice quality and speech clarity?

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Do You Have a Swallowing Problem? How a Professional Can Help.

Swallowing problems with PD can be serious.
Swallowing difficulties limit what you eat and drink, can keep you from going out to dinner, and diminish the joy of socialization that often surrounds mealtime. You might cough, choke, and if left untreated, get lung infections.  Read on to learn more about how swallowing problems are defined and what can be done to identify and treat swallowing difficulties.

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