Feasibility of Group Voice Therapy, for Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease

Conclusions
Clinician and participant feedback indicated that it was feasible to execute most LSVT® tasks in a group format with some modifications. The preliminary outcome data indicate that the targeted behavior (voice dB and loudness) did change in the predicted direction as did several other measures. Future studies comparing outcomes of group intervention to the gold standard LSVT®, and exploring retention of treatment gains over time, are needed.

from the Journal of Communication Disorders

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