Posts Tagged LSVT

Intensive Therapy for Pediatric Populations: Can LSVT Really Work?

Are you seeing your pediatric neuromotor clients 1 or 2 times per week “forever” but not really seeing any big changes in function from week to week?  Or is your child receiving low dose therapy and their results seem to have stalled? It does not have to be that way… For the last 20 years, ongoing research has documented the use of LSVT LOUD to improve speech in children with cerebral palsy and Down syndrome. You may have heard of the wide use of LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s, but these intensive therapy protocols integrate all the key ingredients that promote brain change and motor learning in children too. Join us for this special 90-minute webinar where you will hear from researchers and real-world pediatric therapists discussing how LSVT LOUD speech therapy and LSVT BIG physical therapy have given their clients amazing results in a very short amount of time. You will learn the rationale, hear about the research, and see clinical case study videos on LSVT treatments for a variety of clients with cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism, and more. Learn how to determine if LSVT may be beneficial for a client or a child you know

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Let’s get moving! Increase your activity level safely with uniquely designed mobility products

Do you have concerns with your balance, posture, or stamina when you are walking? Are you looking to increase your activity level but have difficulty moving safely and confidently? Join this informational webinar to watch representatives from the U-Step Neuro Walker and Urban Poling show you how their innovative walking devices are designed to prevent falls, increase mobility and function, and improve participation in life’s activities. Topics covered during the webinar include: The individual profiles best suited for the U-Step Neuro Walker and Urban Poling Real life examples of individuals who have benefited from the U-Step Neuro Walker and Urban Poling How to acquire the U-Step Neuro Walker and Urban Poling, including information about Medicare/insurance coverage This is a corporate sponsored webinar hosted by LSVT Global, Inc. Intended Audience: Individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their family members and caregivers, Healthcare professionals

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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! 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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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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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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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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