Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in the Rehabilitation of People with
Nota, Guy Ganty, Muriel Lafortune, Anne Vandevijver, Sarah
The Speech and Language Department of
the National MS Centre welcomes 100 PwMS daily and organizes programs for
students coming from 4 High schools and 6 Universities. The team organizes
regular study days for health care professionals, students and family members.
Since 1976, the department has developed more specifically the rehabilitation
of respiratory function (Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation), dysarthria
(acoustic analysis), swallowing disorders and high level language deficits.
Each member has specific interests. Guy Ganty is
Head, Chairman of the CCC on Communication and Swallowing Disorders of RIMS (Rehabilitation in MS) and member
of the Editorial Board of MS in Focus (MSIF). Antonella
Nota is a computer scientist and teacher. Muriel
Lafortune is an Orthoptist. Anne
Vandevijver is a specialist in myofunctional rehabilitation.
Sarah Vanlievendael, Speech-Language Pathologist
specializes in severe MS pathologies.
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