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Webinar Recording: Gaining Greater Body Image when Living with Dysphagia

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Webinar Recording: Practical Considerations of Family Concerns Related to Pediatric Feeding & Swallowing


This webinar was broadcast live on June 30th, 2016.

Learner Outcomes: By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:

1.   Identify and discuss pediatric feeding and swallowing development and recommended  progression of diet according to child’s skill level.

2.   Determine four functional oral feeding mealtime interventions for varied skill levels and varied etiologies.

3.   Identify four resources to promote mealtime success in the home, school and community.

4.   Discuss responses to submitted frequently asked questions regarding pediatric feeding and swallowing. continue reading →

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Swallow Documentary – Available in Greek

“Swallow – A Documentary” originally created by the NFOSD has been translated with Greek subtitles by Mary Mavromati who is a speech-language pathologist who works at a clinic run by her brother, Apostolos Mavromati.

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Webinar Recording: Living with Dysphagia – A Patient/Caregiver Panel


Description: This webinar was broadcast live on July 14, 2015. It consisted of a panel of patients and caregivers who have been impacted by dysphagia. The panel was moderated by a medical speech-language pathologist with expertise in swallowing disorders. Each panelist briefly shared their experience with dysphagia.  The webinar was then opened to the audience to ask both general questions to the entire panel and specific questions directed towards an individual panelist.

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Preparing Modified Meals

Laura Michael, NFOSD Board Member and owner of Dysphagia Solutions, has prepared a wonderful, informational video series titled, “Making Every Bite Count,” which demonstrates how to prepare modified meals.

Perfectly Safe Popsicles & Frozen Treats

Video Update: Please note that although starch-based thickeners cannot be frozen, all xanthan gum-based  thickeners can be used to thicken liquids. Some companies, including Thick-It®, produce both starch-based and xanthan-based thickeners.


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