Symptoms of the neurodegenerative disease include loss of speech volume. VanDam’s device provides real-time vocal biofeedback to remind wearers to speak up.
The project, still in the early stages, is showing promise with research volunteers in Spokane County.
Read all of this article in the Inlander at http://www.inlander.com/spokane/we-can-help-parkinsons-patients-speak-up/Content?oid=2466698.
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