The Voice – Mary’s Blog

Diaphragmatic Strengthening for Breathing and Posture

Diaphragmatic Strengthening for Breathing and Posture

Research has unveiled some important associations between bad posture and health issues. Age related degenerative changes in the spine can contribute to a stooped posture, and a tendency to bend or flex forward is also the most common change in posture seen with...

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Help Me Use the Breather®:  Frequently asked questions

Help Me Use the Breather®: Frequently asked questions

From time to time I am contacted by a customer, patient, or speech-language pathologist with questions about using the Breather®, respiratory muscle trainer (RMT) device. Recently, I heard from a customer who I’ll call Linda, who shared in an email that she has...

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Pulmonary Hygiene Strategies for Lung Health

Pulmonary Hygiene Strategies for Lung Health

When foreign particles enter a healthy airway, the mucociliary escalator (movement of mucus up and out of the respiratory tract) and cough work in consort to help clear and protect the lower airways. When a person aspirates during eating, and food or liquid passes...

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2020 Scholarship Winner Amanda Dolan

2020 Scholarship Winner Amanda Dolan

The 2020 recipient is Amanda Dolan, a first-year graduate student at New York Medical College, Westchester, NY The Voice Aerobics® graduate student scholarship is awarded annually to a student who demonstrates character traits and intention to make a positive...

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No Excuses! Telepractice Brings Speech Therapy to YOU!

No Excuses! Telepractice Brings Speech Therapy to YOU!

Communication changes are almost inevitable for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), and because of this, routine referral of people newly identified with PD should be the norm rather than delaying until significant speech and voice changes develop . "Communication...

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Communication: A basic right for hospitalized patients

Communication: A basic right for hospitalized patients

Each month I write an article for the HealthyBody section of a locally distributed newspaper. May being Better Speech and Hearing month seemed a perfect time to highlight the importance of access to communication no matter what your underlying condition or medical...

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Parkinson’s Friendships Bring Laughter and Loss

Parkinson’s Friendships Bring Laughter and Loss

On Friday, I learned that a member of my weekly LOUD Crowd® class was in Hospice. “Suddenly” he declined, his wife told me in an email. This morning, he passed away at home. It’s odd to think of death as coming “suddenly” when someone has a Parkinson’s diagnosis,...

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Mary Spremulli of Voice Aerobics writes a monthly news article in the “Healthy Body” section of Florida Weekly

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  • Lingraphica® Aphasia Communication Device
  • Constant Therapy App for aphasia
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