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PD ExpertBriefing: Improving Communication in Parkinson's Disease: One Voice, Many Listeners
Originally presented on June 4, 2013
Angela Roberts-South, M.A., C.C.C.-S.L.P., C.A.S.L.P.O. (Reg.), Ph.D. Candidate
How can you cope with changes to communication in Parkinson's? Find out more by joining PDF and Ms. Roberts-South for a one-hour PD ExpertBriefing.
Goals for Participants:
- To understand the complex dynamics of communication in Parkinson's disease.
- To review evidenced-based therapies for improving speech and voice changes in Parkinson's disease.
- To explore novel approaches for managing communication challenges at all stages of living with Parkinson's disease.
Angela Roberts-South, M.A., C.C.C.-S.L.P., C.A.S.L.P.O. (Reg.), Ph.D. Candidate, works in academic and clinical capacities at Western University in Ontario, Canada, both within its HA Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic and the Communication Sciences and Disorders program. She is also pursuing her doctoral studies at the University’s Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Program. Additionally, Ms. Roberts-South works with the National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence in London, Ontario.
Prior to beginning her doctoral work in 2009, she pursued a clinical career in adult communication disorders. Her externally funded research interests include cognition and communication changes in Frontotemporal dementia and Lewy body spectrum disorders including Parkinson's disease. Her research has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Parkinson Society Canada.
She completed her master’s degree in speech-language pathology in 1995 at the University of Tennessee.
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