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  • Tribute to Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

    Having managed nearly 200,000 patient visits, and conducted in excess of 12,000 education and wellness classes, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix is celebrating its extraordinary accomplishments with a unique testimonial video featuring patients paying tribute to the 17-year-old comprehensive center and its famous namesake. ''To have ...
    Posted to Speech and Hearing Perspectives (Weblog) on July 30, 2015
  • SLP Overcomes Stroke to Help Others with Dysphagia

    Personal experience has helped make Heather Storie, SLP, a speech-language pathologist at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, passionate about helping patients with something most people take for granted – the ability to eat. Storie began her career at Texas Health Fort Worth as a speech-language pathologist in 2008. She has spent ...
    Posted to Speech and Hearing Perspectives (Weblog) on May 13, 2015
  • New Dysphagia Apps

     Since last month when I reviewed the app Dysphagia, a new series of dysphagia education apps has been released by Blue Tree Publishing. There are four apps in the series, priced at $4.99 each for iPad only, to cover normal swallowing, oral disorders, residue disorders, and aspiration disorders. Swallow ID is the only app I've used ...
    Posted to Speaking of Apps (Weblog) on April 15, 2013
  • Feeding Therapy for Children Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy

    This week I am exploring feeding issues found with children diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The information surrounding this topic is very vast and extensive. My goal for this post is to provide useful information and resources for both therapists and parents. Let's begin with WHO is capable of addressing feeding issues with young children. ...
    Posted to Early Intervention Speech Therapy (Weblog) on April 9, 2013
  • Dysphagia Education

    Northern Speech Services' Dysphagia is an essential app for every SLP working with adults with swallowing dysfunction. It provides images of the anatomy seen in a video fluoroscopic swallow study (VFSS or MBS), with videos of a normal swallow in two views and several types of impairments in an adult. The images are the ones used in the MBSImPTM ...
    Posted to Speaking of Apps (Weblog) on March 18, 2013
  • Virtual FEES Training

    Georgia Health Sciences University has created a wonderful free app for iPad called Upper Respiratory Virutal Lab (URVL). For medical SLPs and students, it is a very useful tool for those learning the anatomy involved in a FEES exam (flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing) without having to poke around too much inside the nose of a student, ...
    Posted to Speaking of Apps (Weblog) on October 9, 2012
  • Drooling Over an App

    Sometimes there's a beautifully simple and inexpensive solution to a troublesome problem. The problem is drooling, and the solution has been installed on my iPad for months, but I've only recently come to appreciate the power of a little app called Swallow Now. Every time you hear the click, you swallow - so simple, yet so ...
    Posted to Speaking of Apps (Weblog) on July 9, 2012
  • Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Play-Doh

    Earlier this past week, one of the teachers I work with, Jamie Zarmanian, shared with our preschool classes this fabulous recipe for pumpkin spice Play-Doh. The entire classroom smelled like cinnamon cookies! The texture was perfect - soft, but not sticky and children really seemed to enjoy using a different type of Play-Doh to roll, ...
    Posted to Early Intervention Speech Therapy (Weblog) on October 25, 2011
  • Recipe: Mini Rotelle

    This is the last week of my Piccolini Perfecto Pasta creations. Please take a look at my previous two recipe posts for ideas on how to create a delicious rainbow of flavors and nutrients using Barilla's Piccolini vegetable pastas. The third and final recipe includes the Mini Rotelle (aka mini wagon wheels), wonderfully made with spinach ...
    Posted to Early Intervention Speech Therapy (Weblog) on October 21, 2011
  • Recipe: Easy Veggie Pasta

    Last week I introduced my latest pasta passion--Barilla's Minature Piccolini veggie pastas! I also shared one of my own creations using the Mini Pipe Pasta. This week, I have a new recipe using different vegetables and a different sauce. These pasta dishes are a great way to incorporate vegetables into your picky eater's diet! ...
    Posted to Early Intervention Speech Therapy (Weblog) on October 14, 2011
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