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The LOUD Crowd®

SPEAK OUT!® followed by The LOUD Crowd® is a two-part speech therapy program to help individuals with Parkinson’s regain and maintain effective communication.

SPEAK OUT!® places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. Together, patients and their speech-language pathologist work through a series of speech, voice, and cognitive exercises outlined in a SPEAK OUT!® Workbook.

Upon completion of SPEAK OUT!®, patients transition to The LOUD Crowd®. This maintenance program consists of weekly group sessions led by a speech-language pathologist. The SPEAK OUT!® exercises are performed, and group members provide support, encouragement, and accountability to one another. Participation in The LOUD Crowd®, along with daily home practice and six-month re-evaluations, has been shown to help patients maintain their communication skills throughout the progression of Parkinson’s.

This date is for The LOUD Crowd® program and will take place every Friday, starting July 26th.

Location
Hospital for Special Care
South 1 Conference Room
2150 Corbin Ave.
New Britain, CT 06053
Date & Time
Fri, Jul 26th, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Contact Info
For more information about SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd® or to schedule a speech evaluation contact
Krista Orszulak, MS CCC-SLP
860-827-1958 x4071
korszulak@hfsc.org