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OBJECTIVES To examine the effectiveness of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for the treatment of 10 individuals with dysarthria following TBI and stroke. RESEARCH DESIGN ABAA experimental research design. METHODS Participants received 4 weeks of the standard LSVT programme. To measure the effects of intervention, participants were assessed using(More)
The present study aimed to evaluate the effects of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT(R)) on acoustic and perceptual measures of articulation in non-progressive dysarthria in comparison to traditional dysarthria therapy. The study involved 26 individuals with non-progressive dysarthria who were randomly allocated to receive either LSVT(R) or(More)
BACKGROUND Hypernasality is a common feature of non-progressive dysarthria. However, limited research has investigated the effectiveness of treatments for this impairment. Preliminary research has revealed positive effects on nasalance when using increased loudness in certain non-progressive dysarthric speakers. However, the long-term effects of loud speech(More)
BACKGROUND Embedding dedicated research positions within healthcare settings is a potential strategy to build allied health research capacity, with different health care organisations investing in such positions. The aim of this review was to gather evidence regarding the nature of the role of the research position in allied health professional (AHP)(More)
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