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Who Gets Dysphagia?

By now, if you’re reading this blog, you’re probably already familiar with dysphagia. Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is a symptom that can be caused by a number of conditions. 281 more words


Future Blog Post Plans

I’m writing this post while watching the second last day of the Pan Am Games, hosted by good ‘ol Toronto :) I love being Canadian and I’m proud of how well we hosted these games. 317 more words

Speech Pathology

Readiness for Dysphagia Management

I hope everyone is doing well!

Today I wanted to touch on the most recent (as of writing this post) addition to DysphagiaCafe’s blog: readiness of recent graduates for the assessment and treatment of dysphagia after graduate school. 341 more words

Speech Pathology

LINK Recognizes Swallow Solutions as Most Innovative

We got some exciting news last week, as we were recognized as “Most Innovative” during the LINK Innovation Competition.

The competition is held annually as a part of the LINK LTC Conference, and winners are decided based on audience votes and a panel of impartial, independent judges from various segments of the long term care industry. 210 more words


Dysphagia ft. Disgusting Cups of Tea

One of the many roles a speech therapist can have is to treat people who are suffering with swallowing difficulties. Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing difficulties and it is usually caused by other conditions; strokes, head injuries, dementia, cancer of the mouth etc. 562 more words

Dealing with Dysphagia, Together

Dealing With Dysphagia—Together: In an interprofessional education program, nursing and speech-language pathology students pool their expertise for better training and patient care. – http://bit.ly/1ebtc21

What You Should Know About Dysphagia

Dysphagia is a condition that occurs when food does not move from the mouth into the stomach. This can force the food into a person’s lungs, which leads to infection, respiratory issues, and other medical complications. 19 more words

Causes Of Dysphagia