You Are What You Say: our language use tells on us

As Americans gear up for the final weeks leading up to the presidential election, an assortment of rants, insults, name calling and other forms of verbal abuse will likely continue to be a part of the political landscape, representing a change in cultural norms that...

Could You Speak Clearer in One Office Visit?

A new patient asked:  “am I coming to see you to find out how bad my voice is?” “NO,” I replied, “you’re coming to find out how good it could be!” Research has shown us that vocal behavior is hierarchically organized and that...

One Piece of Advice from People Living with Parkinson’s

Our weekly LOUD Crowd group of 14 people is as diverse a group of people you could have. Although all have a medical diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease or a related diagnosis such as PSP, no two people look alike, sound alike, have the same motor or non-motor symptoms,...

NEW! Voice Aerobics Travel Pack voice practice goes where you go!

Hi, everyone, I’m excited to tell you about a new option for taking speech and voice practice wherever you go. Over the last few years computers have gotten smaller and lighter and because of that many of them no longer have CD-DVD players. So, I’ve taken my...