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Raising Awareness for National Dysphagia Awareness Month

June is Nationa Dysphagia Awareness Month so I made this “shout-out” to Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb so they can help us raise awareness. I hope this helps you and other who struggle with dysphagia and swallowing disorders. Enjoy!


Stroke and Swallowing

Sunday night I spent the late night and wee hours of the morning at the emergency room with my mother because she had aspirated food and liquids at dinner. 187 more words


The Complex Process of the Swallow

If you’ve read our blog before, you’re familiar with the frustrating nature of dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing.

But the fact is, swallowing is a complex physical process, and as such, many things can go wrong. 311 more words

Swallow Solutions

Tips for Thickening Nutritional Supplements

If you are on thickened liquids, how can you safely drink pre-made nutritional shakes like Boost and Ensure? This video will help answer your questions.


I escaped from hospital...but now I want to go back! (part 3 of I'm a 40 year old blogger virgin...!)

In my last blog I think I mentioned once or twice that I wanted to escape from hospital! But after the euphoria of being allowed home for the weekend had worn off I began to feel a bit vulnerable walking about in the outside world. 1,555 more words

Congenital Brain Disorder

Swallowing Saturday: Cool New Podcast!

Hi Everyone!

It’s been a little while since I’ve written a Swallowing Saturday post, so I’m excited to make this one (however short it is). I love listening to podcasts because they allow me to multitask and it’s interesting listening to other people’s opinions on topics. 146 more words

Speech Pathology

NEW Dysphagia Support Group in the Greater Phoenix Area

On Friday, March 11, from 3:00 pm to 5;00 pm, the National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders is kicking-off a support group for those with swallowing disorders. 208 more words