Pioneering Rehabilitation

Young Onset Parkinson’s Group

Mon, January 27, 2014
7:00 pm 8:30 pm

The Young Onset Parkinson’s Group will have a special guest speaker at its January 2014 meeting. Susan Wortman-Jutt, one of the therapists in Burke's Outpatient Speech-Language Pathology Department, will be giving a talk titled, "Voice and Speech Changes in Parkinson's Disease - Problems & Solutions."

Her presentation will cover typical changes in voice and speech as the disease progresses; the impact on the individual and family; evidenced-based treatment including the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Program for Parkinson's disease; conflicting research data on effectiveness of deep brain stimulation; and ways family and friends can make communication easier.

For more information about outpatient speech therapy, please contact (914) 597-2288. For information about the support group, visit the Young Onset Parkinson's Group page or attend the next meeting.

Meeting Details:

Jan. 27

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Billings Building, Rosedale Room

Contact: George and Norma Jensen, 914-667-3952


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