Parkinson's disease patients commonly suffer from speech and vocal problems including dysarthric speech, reduced loudness and loss of articulation. These symptoms increase in frequency and intensity with progression of the disease). Speech and language therapy (SLT) aims to improve the intelligibility of speech with behavioural treatment techniques or instrumental aids.
- speech therapy
- language therapy
- Parkinson's disease
Herd, C. P., Tomlinson, C. L., Dean, K. HO., Brady, M. C., Smith , C. H., Sackley, C., & Clarke, C. E. (2012). Speech and language therapy versus placebo or no intervention for speech problems in Parkinson's disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (8), [Art. No.:CD002812]. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD002812.pub2