The WTAMU Speech and Hearing Clinic is pleased to offer a two-part speech therapy program to help individuals with Parkinson's regain and maintain effective communication: SPEAK OUT!® followed by SPEAK OUT!® Speech Group.


SPEAK OUT logoplaces emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. Together, patients and their speech-language pathologists work through a series of speech, voice, and cognitive exercises outlined in a SPEAK OUT!® Workbook.Upon completion of SPEAK OUT!®, patients transition to SPEAK OUT!® Speech Group.


SPEAK OUT logoSpeech Group consists of weekly group sessions led by a speech-language pathologist. The SPEAK OUT!® exercises are performed, and group members provide support, encouragement, and accountability to one another.


Participation in SPEAK OUT!® and SPEAK OUT!® Speech Group, along with daily home practice and six-month re-evaluations, have been shown to help patients maintain their communication skills throughout the progression of Parkinson's disease.

For more information about these programs or to schedule a speech evaluation, please call our clinic at 806-651-5101.