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SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd®

The Texas State University -Department of Communication Disorders Speech and Hearing Clinic is offering a new speech therapy program for people with Parkinson’s Disease. 

Speak Out logoThis unique, two-part therapy program, developed by the Parkinson Voice Project, typically consists of twelve sessions. These sessions guide patients through a combination of speech, voice, and cognitive exercises intended to strengthen the muscles used for speaking and swallowing.   

After completing SPEAK OUT!,® patients transition to the second part of the Loud crowd logoprogram, “The LOUD Crowd®.” This maintenance program is held weekly during the academic year to help people with Parkinson’s maintain the strength of their voices with ongoing vocal practice, accountability, support, and encouragement within a group setting.