American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

LSVT Global Becomes Newest ASHA Corporate Partner

Relationship Will Boost Member Access to Evidence Based Resources

(Rockville, MD - August 25, 2014)  

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) announced today that LSVT Global, Inc., which specializes in treatments for the speech communication and physical and occupational therapy needs of persons with Parkinson disease and other conditions, has become an ASHA Corporate Partner.

“We are pleased to welcome LSVT Global to our Corporate Partnership program,” ASHA President Elizabeth McCrea, PhD, CCC-SLP, said.

Association members will be able to benefit almost immediately from this new relationship through LSVT Global’s sponsorship of an ASHA online conference, Neurodegenerative Disorders: Maximizing Patient Outcomes, scheduled for September.

“In addition to the online conference scheduled for September, through this new Partnership, we look forward to new educational opportunities and products becoming more accessible to ASHA members,” President McCrea said.

“LSVT Global has a long-standing association with ASHA, and we are proud to join the ranks of its Corporate Partners,” said LSVT Vice President and Co-Founder David H. McFarland. “We look forward to working with its members to provide them with evidence-based clinical training and products that can enhance and inform their very important work.”

About LSVT Global
LSVT Global, Inc. offers evidence-based and effective treatments that meet the speech communication (LSVT LOUD®) and physical/occupational therapy (LSVT BIG®) needs of persons with Parkinson disease and other conditions, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome. Its innovative technology (LSVT Companion®) facilitates the clinical impact of these treatment protocols, which thousands of clinicians worldwide are trained and certified to deliver. The mission of LSVT Global is to provide unlimited access to proven treatments for all who can benefit.

About the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 173,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment, including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems, including swallowing disorders. www.asha.org/.

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