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Eugene Communication Skills Group Winter 2013

Parkinson's Resources of Oregon

Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:30 PM - Monday, March 3, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PST)

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Communication Skills Group in Eugene, Oregon

About seventy-five percent of people with PD have changes in their speech, voice and swallowing at some point during the course of the disease. The same PD symptoms that occur in muscles of the body, tremor, stiffness and slow movement - can occur in the muscles used in speaking: A soft voice, mumbled or fast speech, loss of facial expression and problems communicating. This program includes exercises and discussion and practice of strategies that can help in day-to-day settings.  Participants give each other feedback in a safe and supportive setting.  

Instructor:  Drew Douglass, MS, CF-SLP

This program is not meant to replace speech therapy, but is a safe place to learn and practice new

communication skills and memory strategies.  It is appropriate for those who have completed the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment, (LSVT) as well as those who haven’t.

 

7 weeks, Mondays

January 13-March 3

(no program 2/17 due to holiday)

1:30pm - 3:00 pm

Location:

Eugene Hearing and Speech Center

1500 West 12th Ave

Eugene, OR 97402

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Eugene Hearing and Speech Center
1500 West 12th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402

Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:30 PM - Monday, March 3, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PST)


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Parkinson's Resources of Oregon

Parkinson's Resources of Oregon has been providing hope and help to people impacted by Parkinson's disease for over 30 years.

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