LSVT LOUD Programme
What is the LSVT LOUD Programme?
The Lee Silverman Voice Treatment is research-based speech treatment for people with Parkinson's Disease, which targets unique communication goals of each person. The techniques result in improved impact on multiple levels of functioning in people with PD following treatment including:
Increased vocal Loudness
Improved articulation and speech intelligibility
Improvement in facial expression
Changes in neural functioning relating to voice and speech
What does it involve?
LSVT LOUD Treatment consists of
- 16 sessions: 4 consecutive days a week for 4 weeks
- Individual 1 hour sessions
- Daily homework practice
- Daily carryover execises
Treatment can be delivered face-to-face or via telepractice.
Early speech therapy intervention is recommended, please contact a LSVT trained member of the Hobbs Speech therapy Team to discuss further.