ANNOUNCEMENT 1: We have confirmed with the Canadian Alliance of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Regulators and Speech and Hearing BC that our virtual Let’s Talk LOUD program is currently available to residents of British Columbia, Prince Edward Island and the Canadian Territories of Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon.
ANNOUNCEMENT 2: Virtual Info Session for Let’s Talk LOUD for YOPD.
Date: Stay tuned
Time: Stay tuned
Details: IMPACT Parkinson’s Society is creating a Let’s Talk LOUD class for Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD) folks, many of whom are still working. This class will be in the evening/weekend. Please join this informal info session to learn about the program, hosted by IMPACT Parkinson’s and Speech Language Pathologist, Mia Mosters.
Let’s Talk LOUD is virtual monthly group voice therapy sessions. Learn
about communication and swallowing concerns common in
Parkinson’s disease. Participate in voice training including breath and posture work to help strengthen voice and communication. Learn about the importance of hearing in speech. These sessions are for those already experiencing communication and swallowing challenges as well as those who wish to be proactive in their treatment. One support person is recommended and included for free. *Let’s Talk LOUD virtual services deliver effective, efficient, and safe virtual care, meeting standards of practice and Code of Ethics as outlined by the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC and follows the Standard of Practice for Virtual Care.*
ASSESSMENT: The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) meets virtually with potential group members to determine eligibility and fit for the group.
INSTRUCTOR: Emma Cawood, Speech Language Pathologist, LSVT LOUD Certified
HOW IT WORKS: Classes will be offered via Zoom, a free online video conferencing system. Those who have registered in advance will receive a reminder email with a link to the session. Good news is you do not need to download Zoom in order to join in!
Wed + Fri from 11:30am – 12:30pm OR 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Dec 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17 (6 classes)
Jan 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 (8 classes)
COST: $120.00 for 6 classes. $160.00 for 8 classes. Up to 30 min virtual assessment for new clients is $30.00. 1:1 sessions available for $125.00/hr. Minimum of 4 required. Maximum of 8. NOTE: Those having Extended Health Benefits may have coverage for speech therapy and are encouraged to find out.
FOR MORE DETAILS + TO REGISTER: Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 604-525-2631.