Speech Pathology Australia is Australia’s industry body for Speech Pathology professionals. Their bi-monthly magazine “Speak Out” published an article regarding the Parkinson Voice Project’s grant program in the December 2019 edition.
The Parkinson Voice Project grants program makes the news across America.
Ms Shapter and colleagues have used this technique with great success to help those living with Parkinson’s disease on the Sunshine Coast.
People participating in intensive blocks of 12 sessions spread over four weeks, followed by a group program, had been “amazed at results”.
Sunshine Coast Speech Pathologists, Karen Malcolm, Cathy Shapter and Louise Williams, have just returned from visiting the Parkinson Voice Project, in Dallas, United States. Parkinson Voice Project is the only nonprofit organisation in the world solely dedicated to helping people with Parkinson’s improve their speech and swallowing.
THE PARKINSON Voice Project, based in Texas, United States a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, awarded Sunshine Coast Speech Pathologists, Louise Williams, Cathy Shapter and Karen Malcolm grant recipients of its 2019 SPEAK OUT!® & LOUD Crowd® Grant Program.