Posts Tagged ‘dysphagia’

Swallowing Restrictions vs. Patient Wishes: Tips when patient also has cognitive deficits like Dementia

Swallowing

As a Speech-Language Pathologist, you have most likely come across a difficult situation like the following. You get a referral for a dementia patient who has swallowing difficulties. You determine they are aspirating on thin liquids, can no longer effectively chew regular solids, are having difficulty processing how to feed themselves, and are not getting through…

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iPads + Dysphagia Therapy = iPhagia Therapy

Dysphagia is one of those areas of therapy that can be difficult to explain to your patient, caregivers, and other professionals. And assessing dysphagia is an ever evolving creature. Moreover, buy-in from the patient and caregivers is critical for the success of dysphagia treatment. So how can you make this process more visual and interactive?…

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