Current Perspectives on the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for Individuals With Idiopathic Parkinson Disease Successful treatment of speech disorders in individuals with progressive neuro logical diseases can be challenging. Hillman, Gress, Haugraf, Walsh, and Bunting (1990)  stated that “voice treatment for disorders that are degenerative is controversial since there is no expectation for recovery of function or that any improvement secondary to speech ... Viewpoint
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Current Perspectives on the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for Individuals With Idiopathic Parkinson Disease
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Cynthia M. Fox, MA
    University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Chris E. Morrison
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Lorraine Olson Ramig
    University of Colorado, Boulder and Wilbur James Gould Voice Center, The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, CO
  • Shimon Sapir
    Wilbur James Gould Voice Center, The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, CO
  • Contact author: Cynthia M. Fox, MA, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. PO Box 210071, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 85721. E-mail: cynfox@u.arizona.edu
Article Information
Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Voice Disorders / Hearing Disorders / Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Viewpoints
Viewpoint   |   May 01, 2002
Current Perspectives on the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for Individuals With Idiopathic Parkinson Disease
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 2002, Vol. 11, 111-123. doi:10.1044/1058-0360(2002/012)
History: Received January 8, 2001 , Accepted July 18, 2001
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 2002, Vol. 11, 111-123. doi:10.1044/1058-0360(2002/012)
History: Received January 8, 2001; Accepted July 18, 2001
Web of Science® Times Cited: 71
Acknowledgment
This work was supported, in part, by National Multipurpose Research and Training Center Grant DC-01409 and Research Grant R01 DC-01150 from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
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