Intensive voice treatment (LSVT LOUD) for children with spastic cerebral palsy and dysarthria.

@article{Fox2012IntensiveVT,
  title={Intensive voice treatment (LSVT LOUD) for children with spastic cerebral palsy and dysarthria.},
  author={Cynthia Fox and Carol A. Boliek},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  year={2012},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={930-45}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of an intensive voice treatment (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment, commonly known as LSVT LOUD) for children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP) and dysarthria. METHOD A nonconcurrent multiple baseline single-subject design with replication across 5 children with spastic CP was used. Auditory-perceptual analysis of speech, acoustic measures of vocal functioning, and perceptual ratings by parents of participants were obtained at baseline… CONTINUE READING