parkinson's disease

Effective treatments for Parkinson’s voice, speech and swallowing? We’re passionate about it!

Speech and voice difficulties arising from Parkinson’s can be successfully treated. Make sure that you can be heard again and be understood with our research based treatments –  SPEAK OUT! and LSVT Loud ®

These proven voice and speech treatment programs have been specifically developed for others like you with Parkinson’s disease who want to be heard and improve the expression in their voice. To have a voice everyone wants to listen to!

We’ve even got group therapy called The LOUD Crowd® for support and maintenance of your strong voice and clear speech!

Click here for information about the SPEAK OUT! Program

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Difficulty swallowing, can happen at any stage of Parkinson’s disease. Signs may include: difficulty swallowing certain foods or liquids, coughing or throat clearing during or after eating/drinking, and feeling as if food is getting stuck. 

It is important to note any changes to swallowing, because there is opportunity to intervene early and preserve both health and quality of life.  

Treatment is specific to the nature of the swallowing problem. There are strategies and exercises that work to restore enjoyment of meals and your confidence with drinking, eating and controlling drooling. 

If you think you have difficulty swallowing, make an appointment to find out what can be done to help.

We can give you practical advice about improving your swallowing difficulties, controlling drooling and apps that can help in many ways.

The best time to start therapy for your voice, speech or swallowing is now before further progression of your symptoms occurs.

Our Services

Communication

We can help you achieve your independence in communication and participate fully in conversations.

Swallowing Difficulties

Comprehensive assessment and a tailored management plan for swallowing problems to improve your quality of life and enjoyment of food and fluids.

Parkinson's disease

Do you have speech and voice changes from your Parkinson’s disease? Do you want to control saliva and your improve swallowing difficulties? Find out about proven and effective treatments.

Voice disorders

Brief sessions of voice therapy with an experienced therapist can make a significant difference to your voice quality and allow you to enjoy communicating again with a strong voice.

Traumatic brain injury

Following a brain injury, you may have experienced slurred speech, communication problems, cognitive (thinking) difficulties or challenges with social skills for home, community and work that are affecting your ability to return to your previous life.

Stroke

Word finding difficulties, unclear speech, reading, writing/spelling and the ability to express yourself can be improved with targeted therapy that is focused on your goals combined with the support of your family.

Contact us today to find out more about our speech pathology services on the Central Coast.​