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LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD for Stroke Recovery: An Integrated Approach to Enhancing Mobility and Communication

LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD are evidence-based therapies that are utilized to improve mobility and communication in individuals with Parkinson’s disease. However, these interventions can also be applied to stroke recovery, as many stroke survivors also experience motor and speech impairments that impact their quality of life. This webinar will focus on the integration of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD into stroke rehabilitation to enhance mobility and communication. Presenters will discuss the benefits of these therapies, as well as the principles and techniques that are used to ensure successful implementation.  Key topics that will be covered include: Overview of the principles of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD Common motor and speech impairments experienced by stroke survivors Evidence supporting the use of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD to aid in stroke recovery Case studies illustrating the integration of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD in stroke rehabilitation Strategies for incorporating LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD into clinical practice for individuals post-stroke Join us to learn how the integration of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD can help improve mobility and communication, and enhance the overall quality of life for individuals following a stroke.   Intended Audience: Allied health professionals and individuals with stroke and

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Dysarthria Secondary to Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and more: When and how to use LSVT LOUD

Click HERE to view webinar Click HERE to access the handout If you are a speech-language pathologist or speech-language pathology assistant and would like a certificate for viewing this public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Click HERE to complete a survey. LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: This LSVT Global webinar is not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity. The impact of dysarthria secondary to stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and other neuro cases can be significant and can affect a person’s ability to communicate effectively, leading to social isolation and reduced quality of life. In this webinar, we will focus on the use of LSVT LOUD for the management of dysarthria secondary to stroke and TBI. The webinar will cover the following topics: Overview of dysarthria secondary to stroke and TBI How principles of LSVT LOUD treatment apply to dysarthria secondary to stroke, TBI, and other neuro cases Case studies illustrating the use of LSVT LOUD as part of stroke and TBI rehabilitation Strategies and considerations for incorporatingContinue Reading

A Revolutionary Approach to the Delivery of LSVT BIG Treatment Featuring the Minneapolis VA’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program’s Outpatient LSVT BIG® Hybrid Program

Join our webinar to learn about an innovative approach to delivering LSVT BIG using a combination of in-person and telehealth sessions.  Featured presenters, Hillari Olson and Emily Doby, LSVT BIG Certified Physical Therapists, and Derek Kent, LSVT BIG Certified Occupational Therapist, from the Minneapolis VA will describe the development and implementation of their LSVT BIG Outpatient Hybrid program. We will compare traditional in-person or residential delivery of LSVT BIG with their Outpatient Hybrid Program and discuss specific strategies they use to ensure patient safety during telehealth. We will also explore the role of their interdisciplinary team in improving patient care and treatment outcomes, and how to identify good candidates for this approach. Finally, we will provide information on available resources and support for therapy professionals. Register now for this exciting and informative webinar.   Intended Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants

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A Revolutionary Approach to the Delivery of LSVT BIG® Treatment

Click HERE to access the handout Featuring the Minneapolis VA’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program’s Outpatient LSVT BIG Hybrid Program Join our webinar to learn about an innovative approach to delivering LSVT BIG using a combination of in-person and telehealth sessions.  Featured presenters, Hillari Olson and Emily Doby, LSVT BIG Certified Physical Therapists, and Derek Kent, LSVT BIG Certified Occupational Therapist, from the Minneapolis VA will describe the development and implementation of their LSVT BIG Outpatient Hybrid program. We will compare traditional in-person or residential delivery of LSVT BIG with their Outpatient Hybrid Program and discuss specific strategies they use to ensure patient safety during telehealth. We will also explore the role of their interdisciplinary team in improving patient care and treatment outcomes, and how to identify good candidates for this approach. Finally, we will provide information on available resources and support for therapy professionals. Register now for this exciting and informative webinar.   Intended Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar inContinue Reading

A Revolutionary Approach to the Delivery of LSVT BIG Treatment Featuring the Minneapolis VA’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program’s Outpatient LSVT BIG® Hybrid Program

Join our webinar to learn about an innovative approach to delivering LSVT BIG using a combination of in-person and telehealth sessions.  Featured presenters, Hillari Olson and Emily Doby, LSVT BIG Certified Physical Therapists, and Derek Kent, LSVT BIG Certified Occupational Therapist, from the Minneapolis VA will describe the development and implementation of their LSVT BIG Outpatient Hybrid program. We will compare traditional in-person or residential delivery of LSVT BIG with their Outpatient Hybrid Program and discuss specific strategies they use to ensure patient safety during telehealth. We will also explore the role of their interdisciplinary team in improving patient care and treatment outcomes, and how to identify good candidates for this approach. Finally, we will provide information on available resources and support for therapy professionals. Register now for this exciting and informative webinar.   Intended Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants

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Going Back to our Roots: The Role of Habit Training in LSVT BIG®

Click HERE to access the handout Eleanor Clarke Slagle, considered to be the "mother" of occupational therapy, proposed habit training as a primary occupational therapy model of treatment based upon the philosophy that engagement in meaningful routines shapes a person's wellbeing. Learn how current research supports this theory and the role of LSVT BIG as an evidence-based treatment protocol in delivery of “habit training” for people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions. Intended Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Click HERE to complete a survey. LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: LSVT Global webinars are not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity.Continue Reading

Going Back to our Roots: The Role of Habit Training in LSVT BIG®

Eleanor Clarke Slagle, considered to be the “mother” of occupational therapy, proposed habit training as a primary occupational therapy model of treatment based upon the philosophy that engagement in meaningful routines shapes a person’s wellbeing. Learn how current research supports this theory and the role of LSVT BIG as an evidence-based treatment protocol in delivery of “habit training” for people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions. Intended Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants

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LSVT Global Partner Spotlight! Carol Walton, The Parkinson Alliance

Learn more about Carol J Walton and the amazing career she has had in raising awareness of Parkinson’s and tirelessly pursuing raising money for research as CEO of The Parkinson Alliance. We here at LSVT Global have truly enjoyed collaborating with you throughout the years and wish you all the best in your new adventure!

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Parkinson Awareness Month 2023: Get Involved!

Explore some ways that you can get involved in supporting Parkinson’s awareness this April. 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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Life after LSVT Treatments: Strategies for maintaining improved movement and communication

Click HERE to access the handout Are you wondering how you can maintain your gains in movement and/or communication after you complete LSVT BIG or LSVT LOUD? Join LSVT Faculty as they discuss homework resources, tune-up sessions, the LSVT Coach® software program to support in-home LSVT LOUD practice, BIG for LIFE and LOUD for LIFE maintenance classes for LSVT graduates, and our newly launched LSVT for LIFE web-based exercise platform. Learn how to optimize your success during LSVT treatment and maintain your gains for years to come!   Intended Audience: Individuals with PD or another neurological condition If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Click HERE to complete a survey. LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: LSVT Global webinars are not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity.Continue Reading