Speech pathology and Parkinson’s disease

By |2019-10-24T10:01:56+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

As many as 50-90% of individuals with Parkinson’s disease will develop speech and voice disorders (see ‘dysarthria’ and ‘dysphonia’ below). It is common for a person with Parkinson’s to speak too softly and quickly, to the point where other people can’t understand. For this reason, speech pathology and Parkinson’s disease go hand in hand. [...]