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Lee Silverman Voice Treatment ("LSVT® LOUD") method

This technique has helped many individuals with Parkinson's and speech problems, giving them new hope for improved communication for work, family and social activities.

The program is conducted in 16 sessions over a single month (four individual 60 minute sessions per week). This program is intensive and is consistent with theories of motor learning and skill acquisition, as well as with principles of neural plasticity (i.e., the capacity of the nervous system to change in response to signals). In addition to stimulating the motor speech system, the treatment incorporates sensory awareness