The Parkinson's Appeal for Deep Brain Stimulation

DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION TEAM

Elini TripolitiElina Tripoliti
Elina Tripoliti is a Speech & Language Therapist working with the DBS Team.

She is also a Lecturer in Motor Speech Disorders at City University . She has a degree in Psychology from the University of Athens and a postgraduate degree in Speech & Language Therapy (SLT) from City University , London .

With the DBS Team she is researching the effects of stimulation and medication on speech of people with Parkinson's Disease and Dystonia. She also provides speech therapy and swallowing advice when needed.

With the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) Foundation she organises the LSVT Workshop in London twice a year in order to train professionals in delivering this very effective speech treatment. She also set up a LSVT clinic at City University where supervised SLT students are trained in providing LSVT to people with Parkinson's Disease.

 

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