Lee Silverman Voice Treatment®

Lee Silverman Voice Treatment®

Why LSVTR?

  • To increase volume levels
  • Improve speech
  • Improve intonation
  • Build confidence in communicating with others
  • Evidenced Based treatment for people with Parkinson’s Disease with evidence of a 2 year carryover
  • Certified LSVT Loud® clinician

What can LSVT support?

  • If you have Parkinson’s Disease, this is an evidenced based therapy programme which aims to improve:
    • Vocal loudness
    • Speech clarity
    • Intonation
    • Facial expression
  • Improve confidence in communicating with others and therefore increase social opportunities
  • Improve quality of life
  • Other neurological conditions such as MS, PSP can also be treated with this programme.

How to move forward:

  • Intense therapy programme which includes:
    • 16 individualised face-to-face one hour therapy sessions, 4 times a week, for a month.
    • Home programme 
  • Some treatment sessions can be completed over telemedicine (via a video link)

Where?

  • Home visits
  • Video conferencing
  • Clinic appointments.

More information: https://www.lsvtglobal.com/

PD UK: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/information-and-support/speech-and-language-therapy