Speech Treatment for Parkinson's
Dysarthria, the difficulty of speaking and dysphagia, the difficulty of swallowing can be limiting symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and can be helped through a speech pathologist. A program called the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy Program, has been developed and has demonstrated great value to those with Parkinson’s disease.
Pen Bay Speech and Hearing offers the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy Program helps reverse the decline of patients speech by focusing on increasing volume through a set of intense exercises.
Virtually every person (89 percent) with Parkinson Disease will have problems with speech. These start early in the disease process and progressively diminish quality of life.
Common speech problems include:
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