When most people hear the term speech therapy, the thought of therapy for children is what may come to mind. However, there are millions of adults who may have their communication skills impacted by a speech, language or voice problem. The cause of communication disorders in adults may vary. It is important to seek out a speech language pathologist (SLP) that specializes in working with the adult population to maximize progress and improvement.
As a speech language pathologist (SLP) that has been certified in LSVT LOUD for almost 10 years, I have found that helping patients with Parkinson’s improve their communication a thoroughly rewarding experience. I have also seen how difficult it can be for clients and families to attend in-person speech therapy sessions with high frequency required.
How to take care of your voice Voice hygiene is a simple way to care for your voice. Following a voice hygiene program can make a big difference in preserving a pleasant sounding voice. Here are a few suggestions on how to care of your voice: Hydration Drink plenty of water; between 8-10 glasses per
Venturing out from our homes to seek therapy is more difficult today due to COVID-19. Going to see a therapist in person at an outpatient center, hospital or office brings risk of exposure. As we try to best adhere to social distancing and measures placed on reducing the spread there are options to continue with