Posts Tagged LSVT

Technology-supported delivery of effective speech treatment for Parkinson disease

Read our research Kudos! This study provided the first evidence that individuals with PD who used the LSVTCompanion had treatment gains comparable to individuals who received the standard in-person LSVT LOUD.

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Improving Communication in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Children with cerebral palsy can have difficulties talking with their family and friends. We studied the effects of a novel intensive speech treatment in five children with cerebral palsy. Our results demonstrated a number of findings post-treatment. First, it showed that the children could tolerate the intensive treatment. Second, listeners rated speech samples of the children as louder, clearer and easier to understand. For most kids, these improvements were maintained six weeks after treatment. Parents also reported some improvements in speech outside of the treatment room.

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Improving speech in individuals with Parkinson’s disease

Read our research Kudos! In this first post, learn more about the scientific bases of LSVT LOUD! The evidence provided by this 1995 study formed the foundation for the next 20 years of our research in speech treatment for Parkinson disease. We will be posting research Kudos weekly for Better Hearing and Speech Month.

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Speech Treatment in Parkinson’s Disease: Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

This randomized controlled trial contributes to closing the gap on effective speech treatments for Parkinson’s. It provides additional support for voice (LSVT LOUD) as an efficacious target when delivered intensively in the treatment of speech in PD with outcomes sustained for both objective (SPL) and participant-reported (CETI-M) measures.

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LSVT Global Receives Re-Approval as an ASHA Approved Continuing Educator Provider

The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has re-approved LSVT Global, Inc. as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are the only organizations approved to offer continuing education courses for audiologists and speech-language pathologists for ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

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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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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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Improving Mobility and Function in Parkinson’s with LSVT BIG: Evidence based Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

Do you provide therapy to people with Parkinson’s? Discover the difference that LSVT BIG® Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy can make.

Please join us for a FREE informational webinar “Improving Mobility and Function in Parkinson’s with LSVT BIG: Evidence-based Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy”

Tuesday, December 4th from 9:00–10:00 a.m. SGT*
NOTE: Date and time is for Kuala Lumpur time zone, MYT/SGT, which is GMT +8:00 hours.

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“This was one of the most functional and fulfilling courses we both have ever taken…”

We are physical therapists who have been practicing for over seven years. The LSVT BIG Training and Certification Course was one of the most functional and fulfilling courses we both have ever taken.

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