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Passy Muir

Invented by a patient for patients, all Passy Muir Swallowing & Speaking Valves are made in the USA to the highest of standards. Passy Muir is also a recognized leader in providing quality tracheostomy education. We believe that communication is the essence of the human spirit; it is essential to individual rights and dignity, and we are committed in our efforts to offer tracheostomized and ventilator-dependent patients a step towards independence and dignity through speech.

IOPI Medical

The IOPI Medical brand is synonymous with objective tongue strength and endurance measurements in the field of swallowing disorders. Patients with a variety of diseases, such as stroke, head and neck cancer, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, Bell’s palsy and ALS, to name a few, can benefit from the IOPI’s biofeedback capabilities while carrying out oral motor exercises.
Justify therapy, set exercise parameters and evaluate program effectiveness with objective measurements from the IOPI.

Bracco Diagnostics, Inc

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.

National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders

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

Dysphagia Research Society

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.

Feeding Matters

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.

Ages and Stages, LLC

This website 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.

Students Eat Safely, LLC

This website from Emily M. Homer, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow is designed to provide school-based SLPs, OTs, nurses, and others with information on addressing swallowing and feeding in a school setting.  Information and resources are provided on using a step-by-step district approved procedure to establish and maintain safe eating at school. The site provides articles, resources and information on how to successfully address swallowing and feeding in the schools.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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.

Swallowing Rehabilitation Research Laboratory

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.

Purdue I-EaT Swallowing Research Lab and Clinic

The Purdue I-EaT Swallowing Research Lab and Clinic, directed by Georgia Malandraki, are dedicated to high-quality interdisciplinary clinical and biomedical research focusing on: a) understanding the neural underpinnings of swallowing in health and disease, b) using that knowledge to develop new physiology-based interventions for dysphagia, and c) developing and validating telehealth systems for swallowing rehabilitation. Our Clinic serves pediatric and adult patients with dysphagia and allows for rapid translation of our lab work to clinical practice.

Swallow Study

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.

Dysphagia Ramblings

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.

New York City Dysphagia Study Group (NYCDSG)

The NYCDSG is a unique group of medical speech-language pathologists from the New York metro area who meet once a month for a specialized conference to discuss various clinical care topics and research related to the field of dysphagia and medical speech pathology. Follow the link for meeting details.