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Speech Difficulties

Speech Difficulties

Does anyone else struggle with severe speech difficulties (Dysarthria, my niece the nurse tells me)? I tried the Big & Loud training/therapy but with little lasting results. Any other suggestions?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

sing without reservation. I found that I could learn to pronounce words that I could not from reading, by singing, I think it stimulates a different pathway. My issue is that I have to get used to braying like a donkey while using it.

posted 4 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Oh Karen, thank you for that confirmation! I’ve been saying for a while that I can sing easier than I can speak! (Well, duh)
It may sound like a cliche, but that’s exactly what I needed to hear! Thanks!
Jeff

posted 4 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I find my jaw is clenched all the time even while talking.

posted 4 months ago
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