1.Professor Simon Lewis Suggests using a Voice Amplifier
2. Connect with a speech therapist . Many people with Parkinson’s experience changes with speech. A speech therapist can help people with Parkinson’s increase the volume and strength of their voices.
4. Use Facetime to call. By using Facetime for long distance calls you can pick up on visual cues and even lip read if their voice fades.
5. Separate your loved one from the disease. Make sure you take your frustration out on the disease and not the person. As angry and frustrated as you might feel your loved one is also finding the situation challenging.
6. Learn as much as you can about speech difficulties – Being as informed as possible on what to expect from Parkinson’s can also help families have better conversations.
7 Be patient – Many people with Parkinson’s take some time to respond and many times it is hard to understand. Remaining calm and keeping the conversation casual can help them from becoming stressed or embarrassed.