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Superhero Bodhi

When you think of a newborn baby you think of soft, cotton white sleep-suits and cuddly elephant toys. The term “pediatric dysphagia” had never entered our mind, let alone did we understand the consequences it would have for our family.

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Dining Out with Dysphagia: An Open Conversation

Dining Out with Dysphagia: An Open Conversation

Hosted by David “Woody” Rule, PhD, CCC-SLP & Anna Birkemeier, B.S.


Wednesday, June 29 at 4pm Pacific (7pm Eastern)


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RECORDING: Swallowing Problems in Neurologic Disease: Why isn’t there a pill for that yet?

Swallowing Problems in Neurologic Disease: Why isn’t there a pill for that yet?

By Michelle Ciucci, PhD, CCC-SLP


Originally Broadcast on Monday, June 13 at 4pm Pacific


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The American Broncho-Esophagological Association Releases their Position Statement on the Use of Swallowing Fluoroscopy in Adults

By Shumon Dhar, MD FACS (ABEA Position Statement Development Team Leader & NFOSD Medical Advisor)

Swallowing fluoroscopy, radiographic diagnostic modalities which include the video fluoroscopic swallowing study (VFSS) and esophagram, are widely considered the gold standard in the investigation of swallowing impairment. However, until recently, there was no uniformly accepted or comprehensive standard of practice in the United States. Consequently, there has been a wide array of protocols and interpretative strategies in use across the country.

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Survey Opportunity: Dry Mouth

Are you impacted by dry mouth? If so, Oral Fluid Dynamics, LLC. is requesting your feedback through a short, online survey.

This company is in the process of creating a revolutionary dental implant that functions as an artificial salivary gland, providing continuous relief. The device taps the self-replenishing fluid from within the jaw bone.  It filters the fluid to remove cellular material and transfers it into the mouth as substitute saliva.

Want to learn more about the device? Visit: https://www.oralfluiddynamics.com/