Voice Training

Voice Training

22 Episodes

Do you have trouble speaking up? Do people ask you to repeat yourself? Low vocal volume and decreased lung power is a symptom of Parkinson's Disease and these videos are here to help. Jump right in as Sarah Awde from Get Loud Stay Loud leads you through a series of workouts aimed at a bigger and better vocal volume and breathing.

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Voice Training
  • When doing PD Speech Exercises - THINK BIG!!

    Episode 1

    See what Voice Training with Sarah is all about! This introductory video focuses on the keys to speaking BIG

  • Sample Voice Training Video

    Episode 2

    Not sure what Voice Training is all about? Try this sample training video with Speech Language Pathologist, Sarah Awde. She will begin a weekly series next Wednesday and we will have weekly postings in the Voice Training section going forward for you to enjoy!

  • Voice Training: 2.3.21

    Episode 3

    This voice training class with Sarah focuses on being Loud, Clear and Controlled! Use these workouts to improve your ability to be loud and be heard!

  • Speak Out: 2.10.21

    Episode 4

    SPEAK OUT! focuses on the concept of intent. SPEAK OUT! strengthens the muscles used for speaking and swallowing and places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. In these workouts, we work throughspeech, voice, and cognitive exe...

  • Voice Training: Expressions (2.17.21)

    Episode 5

    In Expressions Class, we work on BIG facial movement and expression and BIG intonation in the voice, all while staying LOUD and CLEAR.

  • Voice Training: Brain Gains (2.24.21)

    Episode 6

    Brain Gains: Did you know that Parkinson's disease can also cause slowing in our ability to think? 🤔🤔🤔
    Cognition is the mental action of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.
    Areas that can slow include: memory, attention, reasoning, problem solving, d...

  • Voice Training: Speak Out... Over the Phone! (3.3.21)

    Episode 7

    This workout focuses on speaking over the phone! SPEAK OUT! strengthens the muscles used for speaking and swallowing and places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. In these workouts, we work throughspeech, voice, and cognitive ...

  • Voice Training: Hilarious Headlines (3.10.21)

    Episode 8

    Exercise your voice and have some fun with this creative workout focused on "Hilarious Headlines"! Have some fun with Sarah as you strengthen your voice volume and pronunciation in this wonderful video.

  • Voice Training: St. Patty's Day Theme (3.17.21)

    Episode 9

    Join us for this fun, holiday themed, voice workout that will get you talking clearly and with intent!

  • Voice Training: Expressions (3.23.21)

    Episode 10

    In Expressions Class, we work on BIG facial movement and expression and BIG intonation in the voice, all while staying LOUD and CLEAR.

  • Voice Training: Role Play (3.31.21)

    Episode 11

    Role Play: Incorporate loud voice, articulation, intonation, facial expression and word finding all in one class!

  • Voice Training: Speak Out (Game Show Theme) 4.7.21

    Episode 12

    Game Show Catch Phrases Theme
    SPEAK OUT! focuses on the concept of intent. SPEAK OUT! strengthens the muscles used for speaking and swallowing and places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. In these workouts, we work throughsp...

  • Voice Training: Get Loud Stay Loud (4.14.21)

    Episode 13

    SPEAK OUT! focuses on the concept of intent. SPEAK OUT! strengthens the muscles used for speaking and swallowing and places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. In these workouts, we work throughspeech, voice, and cognitive exe...

  • Voice Training: Expressions (4.21.21)

    Episode 14

    Expressions: In Expressions Class, we work on BIG facial movement and expression and BIG intonation in the voice, all while staying LOUD and CLEAR.

  • Voice Training: Mondegreens (4.28.21)

    Episode 15

    Find out what the term "mondegreen" means in this entertaining and lighthearted voice workout!

  • Voice Training: Shakespeare Theme (5.4.21)

    Episode 16

    Work on your stage presence and theatre voice!
    The theme of this workout will focus on quotes from the English playwrite, William Shakespeare.

  • Voice Training: 5.12.21

    Episode 17

    Join Sarah for another exciting and creative Voice Training session. Have your water handy! We hope you enjoy.

  • Voice Training: 5.19.21

    Episode 18

    SPEAK OUT! focuses on the concept of intent. SPEAK OUT! strengthens the muscles used for speaking and swallowing and places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. In these workouts, we work through speech, voice, and cognitive ex...

  • Voice Training: 5.26.21

    Episode 19

    Theme: Motivational Quotes
    Enjoy this session of Voice Training with Sarah. Voice Training strengthens the muscles used for speaking and swallowing and places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. In these workouts, we work thro...

  • Voice Training: 6.2.21

    Episode 20

    Voice Training strengthens the muscles used for speaking and swallowing and places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. In these workouts, we work through speech, voice, and cognitive exercises. We hope you enjoy!

  • Voice Training: Twist and Shout (6.9.21)

    Episode 21

    Voice Training strengthens the muscles used for speaking and swallowing and places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. In these workouts, we work through speech, voice, and cognitive exercises. We hope you enjoy!

  • Voice Training: Twist and Shout (6.16.21)

    Episode 22

    Voice Training strengthens the muscles used for speaking and swallowing and places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. In these workouts, we work through speech, voice, and cognitive exercises. We hope you enjoy!