Please join us for the next (virtual) meeting of the Palo Alto Parkinson’s support group on Wednesday, August 10, from 2:30-4pm to hear Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Julie Hicks, with the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center. Julie will speak about “Management of Voice, Speech, and Swallowing Changes in Parkinson’s Disease.” Support group members and non-members are welcome!
In June of this year Denise Dagan attended a webinar in which Julie Hicks gave a very clear, comprehensive talk about working with a SLP, what a swallowing evaluation looks like, and what treatment might involve. She answered questions following the webinar with expertise and compassion. Denise said it’s one of the best presentations on speech and swallowing problems she’s seen. Now Julie is coming to talk with our local Parkinson’s community and answer your questions! Feel free to share this announcement and the login link with anyone.
No need to register! To see video (of the speaker) and for computer audio, use this link to join the meeting: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/92320893036?pwd=R3ROTHNTZ255SmdQVTBMY3YxbURNdz09 (If you are asked, the passcode is 071420).
To join with audio only via phone, Dial +1 650 724 9799 or +1 833 302 1536 (Toll Free). Webinar ID: 923 2089 3036, Passcode: 071420, Participant ID: # works fine.
Julie’s presentation may be recorded but you should plan to attend live. (After all, how many times in the last month did you actually listen to a recording?) If it’s recorded, the recording will be posted to the Palo Alto Parkinson’s support group webpage: (https://med.stanford.edu/parkinsons/northern-california-resources/palo-alto.html)
About the speaker. Julie Hicks, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist at the Stanford Outpatient Neurologic Rehabilitation Program and a lecturer at Cal State East Bay in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Dept. Julie’s clinical and research interests include management of communication and swallowing disorders associated with neurodegenerative conditions, like Parkinson’s Disease. Julie completed her undergraduate degree in Linguistics and Psychology at UCLA and her graduate degree at the University of Florida. She has previously worked for the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System and Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases in Gainesville, Florida. She has presented at state, national and international conventions on rehabilitation for patients with movement disorders.