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12 GIFTS FOR SLPS & OUR SEASONAL GIVE-AWAY

The holidays are upon upon us! We've compiled a list of gift ideas for SLPs that are sure to please. Click on the picture to be directed to our product pick. Our seasonal give-away will be December 16th. 9 winners will be selected to receive an item generously donated by one of the companies mentioned below. [...]

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​COPD and Throat Burn Reflux: A Hot Topic

While working in my LTACH in Miami Florida and my two ENT offices in Florida, I started to notice a clinical trend. My FEES referrals were beginning to show increased an increased frequency of LPRD correlating with COPD. Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease (LPRD) is something that I have personally. In my [...]

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November: COPD Awareness Month

Happy November Everyone!November is National COPD Awareness month. One aspect I appreciate about treating patients with dysphagia and COPD is that many times, simple measures to improve safety at meals and comfort have not been discussed at all, which means there is a great opportunity for education. Frequently, these patients understand their strategies right away, and [...]

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CEUs crunch time!

How often have you heard your fellow SLPs say they still need CEUs in December? How often has that been you? Be honest! Well, we've all been there. It is really easy to get those CEUs in when you can do them on your time, and from the comfort of your home. We've partnered with [...]

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Register For Our FREE, Live ASHA-Approved CEU Course: Adaptive Equipment for Dysphagia Management in SNFs

Want to increase your skill-set regarding adaptive equipment (AE) for dysphagia management? Visit Yapp Guru University (click here) to register for this free, on-line course worth .15 ASHA CEUs. Attendees will: learn the process for selecting AEexplore state and federal laws regulating use of AEdemonstrate how to use 6 selected pieces of AE targeting a variety of patient [...]

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New CEU partnership!

As SLPs, we know the importance of sharing information and focusing on expanding your skill set. We are proudly sharing information we've learned and utilized regarding evidence-based practice as it pertains to the subjects that are nearest to our hearts: dysphagia in the adult population. In the coming days, we anticipate the launching of our [...]

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3 Reasons to Utilize Adaptive Equipment for Dysphagia Management in Skilled-Nursing Facilities

I’ve been a practicing SLP for 16 years and some things are just a given: adaptive dining equipment (AE) will be misplaced. It’s like the famous children’s book “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Joffee Numeroff. If you give a patient a nosey cup, he’ll ask for 3 more nosey cups, one [...]

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Compassion Fatigue VS. Burnout: Know The Difference And What To Do About It As A Speech-Language Pathologist

Stressors taking a tollThe current environment for SLPs can be stressful (hello, productivity, I’m talking about you). The diagnoses we treat can be emotionally taxing, and the acuity of patients so demanding that it takes a toll on us personally. Consider the heartbreaking situations, which are compounded by webs of family dynamics, patient dispositions, personalities [...]

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The Strat Mat: THEY ARE HERE!

At ASHA's national convention in November, we debuted our newest product and something we are personally excited about for our own practices: "The Strat Mat". The backstory:As therapists, we are used to making our own visual aids and table tents for therapy sessions, but not only can this be time-consuming, but it draws extra attention to [...]

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ASHA National Convention: Here we come!

In the world of speech-pathology, our circles tend to regionally become small. We run into and work with clinicians in many different settings. We develop a familiar sense of those therapists handling our referrals and servicing the local community. National Convention is THE ultimate experience to gather in a much bigger “circle”. Conferences are an [...]

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