The Voice – Mary’s Blog

Message from Voice Aerobics re: COVID 19

Message from Voice Aerobics re: COVID 19

Hello everyone, I just wanted to send a quick email regarding Voice Aerobics programs for the next few weeks while we all take extra precautions to reduce risks associated with the Corona virus. Several classes held in Port Charlotte-Punta Gorda have been suspended...

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Parkinson’s and the “terrible too’s”

Parkinson’s and the “terrible too’s”

"I'm too busy, "I'm too tired," "I have too much company," "I have too many doctor's appointments." These are just a few of the "too's" I hear from my PD patients when I ask: "did you practice your speech this week?" Some of the excuses are similar to what many of us...

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Has Parkinson’s Got Your Speech Caught in a Speed Trap?

Has Parkinson’s Got Your Speech Caught in a Speed Trap?

Last week while driving home from work on one of my usual routes, I got caught in a speed trap. When I told a few patients about it, no one was surprised, as they have seen me zipping around in my little FIAT. Fortunately, the police officer was kind, and only gave me...

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Parkinson’s and Voice: Express Yourself

Parkinson’s and Voice: Express Yourself

When you were a child it's likely that your parents told you it was impolite to stare at others, and yet, staring at faces is exactly what I often do. A few years ago while participating in a conference,  I conducted a Voice Aerobics® class. The class was well...

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Talking and Walking with Parkinson’s in Syncopated Time

Talking and Walking with Parkinson’s in Syncopated Time

Syncopation in musical terms is described as "a disturbance or interruption of the regular flow of rhythm." A placement of rhythmic stresses or accents where they wouldn't normally occur. (Source Wikipedia) Syncopation is often used by dance teachers to mean...

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

Home Programs & Training:

  • Voice Aerobics® – 3-Part Workout
  • SpeechVive Device for Persons with Parkinson’s
  • Lingraphica® Aphasia Communication Device
  • Constant Therapy App for aphasia
  • Computerized Home Aphasia Therapy Program (CHAT®)
  • Passy-Muir® Tracheostomy and Ventilator Swallowing and Speaking Valve

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