Best practice in swallowing disorders is changing quickly as the science evolves. Don't let your patients down with out-of-date treatments. Keep up with the latest information so you can improve your knowledge and skills with these 10 amazing resources for professional development in dysphagia.
Swallowing disorders are serious business, and the speech-language pathologists who assess and treat them need to know their stuff. Unfortunately, there are many dysphagia myths floating around out there, and SLPs are constantly having to educate patients, families, and other medical staff to combat these contagious pieces of misinformation. Here are some they want you to stop believing.
Follow along with Rinki on a day in her life as a speech-language pathologist working in a skilled nursing facility. See how she helps to improve the quality of life of seniors in communication, cognition, and swallowing.
Follow along with a veteran speech-language pathologist as she goes through a typical day in an acute care hospital, helping patients with swallowing and communication problems. Find out what SLPs do in this setting as part of Better Hearing and Speech Month.
How do you find the best dysphagia treatment options for your clients with swallowing disorders? It's not easy, but with these 4 steps from guest blogger and Dysphagia Therapy app author Tiffani Wallace, you can efficiently choose the most effective plan.
A step-by-step guide to doing Spaced Retrieval (SR), an evidence-based therapy technique to improve recall of information for people with memory impairments. Learn why it works, how to do it, and who benefits from this simple yet effective treatment.
We are very excited to announce a brand new app called Dysphagia Therapy to help clinicians navigate their options for managing and rehabilitating swallowing disorders. Dysphagia Therapy, available now for iPhone and iPad, will quickly become an indispensable tool for speech-language pathologists helping adults overcome disorders of deglutition.
In Part 5 of Getting Started with Apps in Speech Therapy, we’re looking at how speech-language pathologists can use apps in sessions with adults. Learn 5 different ways apps can be used to enhance skilled therapy, and discover 35 great apps to get you started.
Parkinson's disease can cause changes in communication, thinking, and swallowing along with the better-known movement disorders. See how speech therapy with a skilled SLP can help alleviate some of these troubling symptoms and why getting started earlier is always better. Guest blogger Cyndee Bowen shares her expertise to help raise awareness for Parkinson's.