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Speech-Language Pathologist = Deglutologist

Speech-Language Pathologist = Deglutologist by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com Every May the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates May is Better Hearing and Speech month. ASHA and community raise awareness of the wonderful work that Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Audiologist do. In addition to working on difficulties in hearing and speech, we need to thank Speech-Language Pathologists for helping infants through geriatrics overcome their language, fluency, voice, cognitive, and swallowing disorders. It is especially […]

New resources for clinicians and patients

Don’t look like the clinician in this picture!   Check out drop down menus under Clinician Resources and Patient Handouts for help with the alphabet soup of NOMS, FCMs, G-Codes, as well as patient education materials. There are also helpful links and phone numbers to give to your patients who need to prepare modified diets and/or order thickened liquids at home. Clinician and patient links are under the drop-down menus above.