LINDSAY FERGUSON, R.SLP, SLP-(C)
FACTS ABOUT LSVT LOUD
The LSVT® Programs have been developed and scientifically researched over the past 25 years with funding from the National Institutes of Health.
LSVT® LOUD is the first speech treatment with level 1 evidence and established efficacy for treating voice and speech disorders in people with Parkinson disease (PD) with application to other neurological disorders.
Research on LSVT® LOUD has documented improvements on functioning in people with PD following treatment, including:
Increased vocal loudness
Improved articulation and speech intelligibility
Improvements in facial expression
Changes in neural functioning related to voice and speech
LSVT® LOUD is a standardized treatment protocol that is customized to the unique communication goals of each person across a range of disease severity and communication impairments.
LSVT® LOUD treatment consists of:
1) 16 sessions: 4 consecutive days a week for 4 weeks
2) 1 hour sessions, one-on-one with a certified therapist.
3) Daily homework practice
4) Daily carryover exercises
*LSVT LOUD treatment can only be delivered by speech-language pathologists who are certified using this method.
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LSVT Global, Inc. Phone: 1-888-438-5788 Email: info@LSVTGlobal.com