8 patient evaluations for Speech / Language Therapy

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Apr 1, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Diagnosis of ALS)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I believe this treatment and exercises for my mouth and tongue help me from losing my voice, the treatments where once a week for almost 2 years but my primary doctor stopped my treatments after heavy slurring of my voice.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 4, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple system atrophy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 31, 2010 (Started Dec 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Slurred speech)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 22, 2009 (Started Feb 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Improve communication)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: This therapy is valuable in teaching PD patients some of the exercises which they can do to improve their speech. It also teaches you how to slow down in your pace of speaking. My speech pathologist was very supportive of me too. THAT is a real confidence booster. It is NOT a magic cure-all.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 14, 2008 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Poor speech articulation (dysarthria))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 min Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2007 (Started Feb 10, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Word fishing)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: It did not help me.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2001 (Started Sep 15, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for autism spectrum disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Social stigma)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 25, 1998 (Started Apr 13, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Slurred speech)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: The therapist though I was already doing everything I should be doing, so I got very little out of this treatment and quit goin. I would recommend this for anyone with speach or swallowing problems though. It is nice to know where you stand.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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