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Swallowing Apps for Patients and Clinicians

This is a guide about organizing your home when you have a disability. Organizing your home and belongings, with your disability in mind, can make everyday activities easier.

Organizing Your Home When You Have a Disability

Types of Dementia

Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that results in short-term memory loss, depression, and even impaired speech. Learn more about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia in this infographic from an in-home elder care company - P Medical Equipment Pharmacy

“Traveling Space Available” II | National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders - A community for those suffering from dysphagia and swallowing related illnesses

“Traveling Space Available” II

Dysphagia signs & symptoms http://www.draxe.com #health #holistic #natural

45% of Dementia Sufferers Have Trouble Swallowing; These 6 Natural Remedies Can Help

Dysphagia is difficulty swallowing. There are at least 6 natural treatments for dysphagia, including postural adjustments, acupuncture, and diet changes.

Learn more from Monica Gomez and her article about recent research into the role of grey matter in Alzheimer's disease.

Learn more from Monica Gomez and her article about recent research into the role of grey matter in Alzheimer's disease.

I can't say enough good things about this app.  Excellent for patient education as well as just a great reference tool for SLPs.

Features custom-designed, state-of-the-art swallow physiology animations. Includes normal swallow and also examples of physiologic impairments, including penetration and aspiration.

The National Dysphagia Diet Guidelines - Essential Puree

The Essential Puree recipes are for the National Dysphagia Diet, with instructions for each level of puree. Here we discuss their guidelines and what they mean.

A.   Pons        1.  Delayed pharyngeal swallow             2.  Reduced hyolaryngeal excursion               with cricopharyngeal dysfunction.    B.  Medulla          1.  Absent pharyngeal swallow         2.  Reduced hyolaryngeal excursion         3.  Unilateral vocal fold                  paresis/paralysis

Brain stem diagram & website link is to cranial nerves and what part of the brain involves swallowing

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