Dypshagia Clinical Resources

Dypshagia Clinical Resources

Mobile Endoscopix provides prompt intervention for new or chronic conditions reducing hospital readmissions and improving quality of life. This mobile diagnostic swallowing service specializes in the assessment of dysphagia using Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) performed onsite by a licensed, FEES-Certified SLP. Visit our Website to Get To Know FEES and how you can get a clearer picture of your patients’ swallowing issues and how diet and therapy recommendations can be made quickly and safely.

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myLiquitab’s revolutionary technology rapidly turns tablets and pills into an easy to swallow liquid in a flavor of your choice, at an affordable price. No more messy crushing of pills and tablets and loss of active medication.

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Northern Speech Services is a leader and trusted source for speech-language pathology continuing education.  We offer over 35 online CEU courses focusing on dysphagia assessment and treatment and we remain committed to offering SLPs the latest on dysphagia research and evidence-based service delivery.

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Video Continuing Education, LLC (www.speechtherapypd.com) was created to bring you exceptional streaming video courses at an incredibly low price. Courses are evidence based and ASHA registered. Tom Franceschini, Diane Bahr and more great presenters share their incredible knowledge via streaming video to your devices. All you need is good internet connection. Subscriptions start at $89/year. To receive the Premium Subscription for $159 (normally $189), use the promo code: DCafe. Owned and operated by a Speech-Language Pathologist.

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MedBridge believes education is the most powerful way to improve lives. With evidence-based clinical and patient education, MedBridge serves thousands of therapists to build an educated and empowered medical community to improve patient outcomes. With an annual MedBridge subscription, gain unlimited access to nationally accredited courses covering a variety of speech disorders. Learn from top Dysphagia instructors like Robert Miller, Michael Groher, Ianessa Humbert, Michael Crary, Catriona Steele, and more. Use promo code: dysphagiaCAFE to subscribe for only $200 (normally $300).

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Bracco Diagnostics manufactures standardized barium products specifically designed for the Modified Barium Swallow study. Bracco provides a full range of radiology supplies for fluoroscopy, CT, MR, Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound.

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The Dysphagia Therapy app on iOS and Android is an essential resource for clinicians working with swallowing disorders. This pocket tool provides assessment information, a review of cranial nerves, and comprehensive treatment information with references to the evidence. Use the Therapy Finder to narrow your options, then print off a home program. A must-have app! Tactus Therapy Solutions offers a wide range of apps for adult-focused speech therapy and aphasia, along with valuable resources.

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Plural Publishing produces leading academic, scientific and clinical publications in the fields of speech-language pathology, dysphagia, audiology, otolaryngology, and professional singing. Plural Publishing aims to fill a space in the field of communication sciences and disorders with high-quality publications written by world-class experts in order to improve and enhance the knowledge base of each profession, from the classroom to clinical practice.

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Essential Puree: The A to Z Guidebook aids the SLP in providing education and support for families and caregivers after the dysphagia diagnosis. Takes the guesswork out of setting up the puree kitchen. Includes information on stocking pantry, freezer and fridge, product review and ordering information for kitchen appliances, and 67 recipes for classic American comfort foods for adults, Website has an offer for ten free recipe cards for SLPs to give to patients.

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The Talking Mats Eating and Drinking resource is designed to help people think about, discuss and make informed decisions about managing eating and drinking more safely. It is designed to support shared decision making. Talking Mats is a social enterprise whose vision is to improve the lives of people with communication disability. Their website provides details of our training, resources and consultancy projects as well as regular Blogs.

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Janet Martin, APD has 20 years experience of creating standards and recipes for modified texture diets for swallowing disorders. Her book ‘SUPERFOODS FOR SMALL APPETITES’: Home Based Modified Texture Diets, provides a practical fully illustrated guide for carers and families looking after people with Dysphagia. The book explores the boundaries of standards to improve appearance of meals while encouraging conversations with the Speech Pathologist. The book can be purchased at http://www.familyconcernpublishing.com.au/.

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Those with dysphagia want to drink without embarrassment and enjoy what they drink too. Our aim is therefore to provide them with a range of Slõ Drinks that are always: safer to swallow, easy to prepare to a Nectar or Honey consistency and enjoyable; or at the very least palatable – to drink. Be it drinks they need for hydration, nutrition and medication or those they want to relax with.

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Many Clinicians and Dietitians visit CWI Medical because they are concerned about the health and wellbeing of their clients. They are worried that some of the clients might be having a difficult time finding a source for modified textured foods and liquids or making the correct consistency on their own. Some brands that you might be familiar with from CWI Medical are: Smoothe Foods, Thick It, Thick & Easy, Thicken Up, and Simply Thick.

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Bringing to you topical information, patient support, education, research and all things related to the advancement and treatment of Dysphagia.

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A multi-disciplinary, non-profit society dedicated to encouraging and enhancing research in normal and disordered swallowing. The Dysphagia Research Society is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes.

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Feeding Matters is spearheading the effort to conquer pediatric feeding struggles by developing tools, resources, and educational opportunities for both parents and professionals. Working alongside internationally recognized feeding experts, Feeding Matters is addressing the many aspects of feeding and swallowing disorders, including growth, cognitive development, physical strength, behavior, and nutritional status.

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The website www.agesandstages.net provides resources on the topics of feeding, speech, and mouth development/function for parents, family members, and professionals. This site contains free blogs, questions and answers, and other resources on these topics. The goal of the website is to educate parents, family members, and professionals about the best possible feeding, speech, and mouth development/function practices for babies, children, and adults.

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ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 173,070 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.

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The Swallowing Systems Core team is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals suffering devastating neurodegenerative disease. Through innovative research, we aim to translate findings in the lab directly from the bench to the bedside. We are currently evaluating novel therapies for Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We hope that our findings will ultimately reduce morbidity and improve quality of life in those suffering from these devastating disorders.

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The Swallowing Rehabilitation Research Laboratory (SRRL) was founded in 2003 by Dr. Catriona Steele. The lab consists of a multidisciplinary group of individuals from speech-language pathologists, PhD students to clinical engineers who are interested in exploring the exact mechanisms of swallowing and improving clinical practice.

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Board game designed to help frontline caregivers and healthcare staff identify and manage dysphagia more effectively.

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SwallowStudy.com is a dysphagia resource for professionals and patients and strives to provide an up-to-date, evidenced-based resource for the busy dysphagia practitioner. This website includes a dysphagia blog, as well as quick links for clinicians and patients, conference and literature reviews, and patient handouts. More information is being added all the time. We welcome suggestions and encourage discussions.

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Dysphagia Ramblings is a blog dedicated to bringing awareness, education and ideas sharing evidence- based techniques and tools. Dysphagia Ramblings is dedicated to promoting awareness and education of dysphagia not only through a blog, but through social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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