Parkinson’s Awareness Month: Speak UP and See the Light!

Anywhere from 70-90% of persons with Parkinson’s have speech and voice problems, collectively referred to as hypokinetic dysarthria. Problems of reduced loudness, reduced effort, and inaccurate feedback are also related to a breakdown in the multisensory integration...

Improving the Feedback Loop in Parkinson’s Disease

“This feels too LOUD.” I feel like I’m shouting. Over the last 30 years of working with individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) I have heard the statements above so many times, that you almost believe that it is one of the hallmark symptoms of PD. Researchers in...

Speak Up and See the Light: Hi-VOLT® are back in stock. Order now!

The Voice Aerobics Hi-VOLT® 4 PD voice-on-light is a calibrated feedback tool designed to help individuals with hypophonia (too low/soft a voice) increase their vocal intensity, through practice, to a more normal level of loudness. How does it work? The calibrated,...