Our Speech Therapy Department works with people of all ages and levels of care. Speech Therapy may benefit those experiencing problems with speech sounds, literacy, social communication or fluency. Speech Pathologists can also help with cognitive communication and difficulty feeding and swallowing.
LSVT LOUD® improves voice quality and speech. Research indicates that people with Parkinson’s disease show improvements in intonation and vocal loudness that are maintained for at least two years post-treatment.
- Increasing vocal volume
- Reducing monotone speech and improved articulation
- Maintaining oral communication skills
- Changes in swallowing
- Improvement in facial expression
The standard LSVT LOUD® treatment program spans four weeks of individual clinical sessions (four times per week) plus daily homework and carryover exercises.