This week’s post is a free home exercise program for improving your voice with Parkinson’s. This disease can lead to a quiet and scratchy voice that often has others asking you to repeat yourself. Simple, daily vocal exercises can help this and make you more intelligible, keeping you in the conversation! Eugene Speech-Language Therapy helps you to understand your voice and communication needs, getting you out there again, participating in life.
Here is the list of expressive words and phrases talked about in exercise 5-
1. Thank you!
2. I’m sorry.
3. Why is that?
4. I don’t think so.
5. I need help!
6. See you soon!
8. I can’t believe it!
9. It’s been too long.
10. Have a good day!
The American Parkinson’s Disease Association has an excellent, very comprehensive resource packet on communication and swallowing at http://stlapda.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Speaking-Effectively.pdf
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