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The Science and Practice of LOUD: Empowering People with Parkinson disease


Who: People with Parkinson disease and their family and friends
What:

A two hour interactive symposium for people with PD. A 1-hour lecture and refreshments will be presented by world experts in speech treatment for people with Parkinson disease. This will be followed by an interactive session with speech therapists practicing vocal exercises (LSVT® LOUD).

Where: New York University, Lipton Hall
108 W 3rd Street (3rd Street at MacDougal St.)
New York, NY 10012
Maps/directions: http://www.nyu.edu/about/travel.html
When: Friday, August 7, 2009
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lecture and Refreshments (detailed below)
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Interactive demonstration with LSVT® LOUD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please RSVP to LSVT Global at
1-888-606-5788 (toll free); 1-520-609-5363 (direct phone);
1-206-202-4214 (fax); or info@LSVTGlobal.com (email)

This symposium is offered FREE OF CHARGE; registration limited.

Lecture Summary:
  This presentation will: 1) present the background and motivation for voice treatment in Parkinson disease, 2) describe the creation of an efficacious treatment and efficacy data, 3) discuss application of principles of LSVT® to intensive whole body amplitude-based training protocol for individuals with Parkinson disease (LSVT® BIG), and 4) demonstrate innovative technology (e.g., Virtual therapy) to enhance accessibility of treatment for all people with PD who can benefit.

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