Join us for a presentation on how Parkinson’s disease can impact speech, and how the Parkinson Voice Project’s SPEAK OUT! & The LOUD Crowd programs can help. Speech language pathologist Gwen Nolan will share more about how the programs started and how they work, and will answer your questions.
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The mission of the Parkinson Voice Project is to preserve the speech and communication of individuals with PD through continuous speech therapy, follow-up support, research, education, and community awareness. Learn more at https://www.parkinsonvoiceproject.org/.
About our speaker
Gwen Nolan is the Clinical Outreach Coordinator at Parkinson Voice Project. She graduated from West Virginia University with a BA in Speech Communications and earned an MS in Communication Science and Disorders from California University of Pennsylvania.
Gwen joined Parkinson Voice Project in June of 2020 after practicing as a speech-language pathologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of adult neurogenic speech-language, voice, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in acute, rehabilitation, outpatient clinic, skilled nursing, long-term care, home health, and university clinical settings for more than 15 years. Most recently, she was an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Missouri, where she trained graduate students to work with adults, developed specialized adult clinical programming, and successfully implemented SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd®.
In her free time, Gwen enjoys exploring Dallas with her husband and dog, spending time outside, and cooking.
This event is part of PCLA's "Let's Talk Parkinson's" series of live online events. Special thanks to our program sponsors Abbott, Abbvie, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Sunovion, and US WorldMeds for making this series possible.
Learn more about PCLA at www.pcla.org.