Posts Tagged Parkinson’s

Improve Your Fine Motor Skills through LSVT BIG®

Join LSVT BIG faculty as they discuss how increasing amplitude through LSVT BIG treatment can be used to help individuals with Parkinson’s disease improve fine motor skills such as buttoning and handwriting, typing, and more.

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LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG®: Evidence-Based Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

Join LSVT Global Faculty as they discuss the key treatment concepts shared by the LSVT programs, what the treatments look like, and highlights of published research data.

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How Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists can Collaborate to Successfully Share LSVT BIG® Clients

Join LSVT BIG faculty as they provide guidance on how to collaborate as a therapy team to comprehensively meet the individual needs of your clients while still respecting each discipline’s scope of practice.

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LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® Applied to Neurological Conditions Beyond Parkinson’s Disease

Join LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD Faculty 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.

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Life after LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG®: Tips to help maintain treatment gains

Join LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD Faculty as they discuss frequently asked questions related to LSVT treatment protocols.

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You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Top 10 questions related to LSVT treatments

Join LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD Faculty as they discuss frequently asked questions related to LSVT treatment protocols.

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LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® Year in Review: Research and Clinical Updates in 2020

Join LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD Faculty as they discuss unique challenges faced by individuals with atypical or advanced Parkinsonian disorders. The presentation will include information on how LSVT BIG can improve mobility for these individuals and how treatment can be adapted to fit the unique needs often encountered in these populations.

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LSVT LOUD® y LSVT BIG®: terapia del habla, física y ocupacional basada en evidencia para la enfermedad de Parkinson

Join our LSVT LOUD faculty to learn more about LSVT LOUD (in Japanese).

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LSVT LOUD® 発話療法 パーキンソン病の人々が自らの声を周囲に伝え、 よりよい人生を生きる支えとなる

Join our LSVT LOUD faculty to learn more about LSVT LOUD (in Japanese).

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Building a database for automatic speech recognition in Parkinson’s disease

Disordered speech and voice may limit access to everyday voice activated devices (e.g., mobile phones, computers). These devices have automatic speech recognition (ASR) systems that have been trained on non-disordered speech. This makes it frustrating for individuals with speech disorders such as those accompanying Amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Down Syndrome and Parkinson’s disease (PD) to utilize these devices. Project Euphonia is an initiative by Google to make speech technology more accessible to individuals with non-standard speech. The first step in this process is to gather large numbers of speech samples from disordered speakers in order to train speech recognition systems. This paper reports initial work to collect speech data from individuals with PD to contribute to this project. 

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