Byline: Tom Dawson, an expert world traveler and tube feed user, has contributed blog posts to the NFOSD to raise awareness about traveling with a feeding tube. His prior posts include: A Moveable Feast (11/25/16) and Traveling Space Available II (6/20/17), Report from Old Greenwich (9/10/17).continue reading →
The Shaking Man (A Prose Poem), Part 1
By Reinfred Addo
(For Terri Beamer Shelor and Karen Gaines–incredible instructors, mentors, and speech-language pathologists)
Meet Cynthia Vaughn, Chef de Partie and trainer at Seniority, Inc. She is a true food artist and does a great job finding champions to prepare pureed meals at the highest quality possible for those who require modified meals to safely consume their nutrition. continue reading →
[Note from the editor: Nutraphagia is an NFOSD Sponsor of National Dysphagia Awareness Month. All Corporate Sponsors and Partners are supporters of dysphagia awareness, education, and innovation, and their participation is not an endorsement by the NFOSD or its members.]
Written by Tia Bagan, MS, CCC-SLP
I still remember the purple lilies she brought with her. “Thank you so much for helping me learn to eat again,” the woman said, handing the bouquet to her speech pathologist, Paulette Wood, MS, CCC-SLP. I was 17 and Paulette, a family friend, had invited me to shadow her at the hospital. continue reading →
Meet our 2018 Faces of Dysphagia
June is recognized as National Dysphagia Awareness Month. The following photos show our brave volunteers: patients, families, and caregivers who don’t let dysphagia hold them back.
Thank you to our volunteers and generous donors who sponsored our social media campaign to help raise funds for dysphagia advocacy, support, education, and research!