Resources

I try to save everything I can find that is dysphagia-related.  I have compiled a list of resources that I have found helpful through the years.  Please remember that this is not a comprehensive list, as the field is continually growing, but I have attempted to add as much as I can.

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Blogs
Websites
Companies
Alimed            
www.AliMed.com
Fax: 1-800-437-2966
Ark Therapeutic Services  
www.arktherapeuticservices.com
DP-Dysphagia Plus    
www.dysphagiaplus.com
1-800-581-8127 
Fax: 1-800-597-9839
EZ EM Barium        
www.ezem.com
1-800-544-4624 
Fax: 1-516-333-8278
Hydra-Aid (Links Medical Products)        
www.linksmed.com
1-888-425-1149 
Fax: 1-949-753-7412
Interactive Therapeutics, INC     
www.interactivetherapy.com
Linguisystems           
www.linguisystems.com
1-800-776-4332             
Fax: 1-800-577-4555
Mealtime Notions     
www.mealtimenotions.com
Fax: 1-520-797-9171
Nutra/Balance        
www.nutra-balance-products.com
1-800-432-3134 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting          
Nutritional/Focus     
1-800-654-3691 
Northern Speech Services, Inc, National Rehabilitation Services
(NSSNRS)     www.nss-nrs.com
1-888-337-3866 

PsychCorp     
www.psychcorp.com
1-800-211-8378 
Fax: 1-800-232-1223
1-800-897-3202 
Fax: 1-800-397-7633
Plural Publishing                    
www.pluralpublishing.com
Fax: 1-888-758-7255
Sammons Preston    
www.sammonspreston.com
1-800-323-5547 
Fax: 1-800-547-4333


Simply Thick 
www.simplythick.com
1-800-205-7115 


Therabite      
www.therabite.com
Talk Tools    
 www.talktools.net
1-888-529-2879 
Books/Resources
-Alzheimer’s Disease: Natural Feeding Techniques
-Anatomical Charts (Pharynx/Larynx)                 
-Assessment of Dysphagia in Adults                    
-Bedside Assessment of Swallowing Safety (BASS)
-Bedside Evaluation of Dysphagia Management
-Clinical Management of Dysphagia in Adults And Children                                                     
-Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders
-Clinical Observational Dysphagia  Assessment (CODA)                       
-Comprehensive Management of Swallowing Disorders                                                             
-Contemporary Consideration in the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Head and
Neck Cancer
-Dining Out: A Guide for the Adult w/ Swallowing Problems
-Drooling Remediation Program                                         
-Drugs and Dysphagia                                             
-Dysphagia A-Z (cd)                                               
-Dysphagia A Continuum of Care                          
-Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment  Planning: A Team Approach -2
-Dysphagia Care-Team Approach             
-The Dysphagia Cookbook                                      
-Dysphagia: Diagnosis and Management  
-Dysphagia Diet Protocol (DDP)                            
-Dysphagia Evaluation Consultation to Instrumental Exam
-Dysphagia Evaluation Protocol                             
-Dysphagia Feeding Strategies (video)                
-Easy to Swallow, Easy to Chew Cookbook           
-Eating and Drinking Difficulties in Children      
-Endoscopic Evaluation and Treatment ofSwallowing Disorders
-Evaluation and Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders                                                     
-Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing Disorders                                                                 
-The Experienced Clinician Series (Oral and Dental Abnormalities, Dys. A-Z, and Med
 and Dys.)
-Feeding and Nutrition for the Child with Special Needs                                                        
-Feeding the Neurologically Involved Child Video          
-Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Dementia                                                             
-Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infancy
-Feeding Individuals with Swallowing Disorders
-FEESST Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing                      
-Follow the Swallow A Motion Flip Book   
-Fun with Food Programme                        
-“Get Permission” Approach                       
-Hines Functional Dysphagia Scale (HFDS)        
-Interpretation of Videoflueroscopic Swallow Studies Infants/Children
– Interpretation of Videoflueroscopic Swallow Studies Adults
-Introduction to Adult Swallowing Disorders                                                                 
-Just Take A Bite                                                    
-Management of Speech and Swallowing in Degenerative Diseases                                        
-Mann Assessment of Swallowing Ability (MASA)
-Manual of Dysphaga Assessment in Adults       
-Manual of Paediatric Feeding Practice   
-Manual for the Videofluorographic Study of Swallowing                                                        
-Mealtime Matters                                                  
-Mealtime Participation Guide                               
-Medications and Dysphagia (cd)              
-Normal Oral Motor & Swallowing                        
-Nutrition and Dining for Dysphagia                    
-Oral-Motor Feeding Rating Scale            
-Patient Guide Books (Dysphagia, Dysarthria, Apraxia)
-Pediatric Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies                                                    
-Pediatric Dysphagia Resource Guide                   
-Physiologic and Anatomic Oropharyngeal           Swallowing Disorders
-Practical Application in Dysphagia           -Training the Caregiver Video                   
-Precautions for Feeding Dysphagic Patients     
-Pre-Feeding Skills 2nd Ed.                         
-Radiographic Interpretations of Swallowing
-Reflux Laryngitis and Related Disorders           
-Safe Swallowing Video                                          
-A Practical Approach to the Management of Saliva                                                                
-Selected Oral & Dental Abnormalities for the Dysphagia Clinician
-The Source for Dysphagia 3rd Ed.                      
-The Source for Pediatric Dysphagia                  
-Soft Foods for Easier Eating Cookbook 
-Successful EATing-Dementia Swallowing           
-Swallow Right 2nd Ed.                                             
-Swallow Safely
-SwalloWorks Kit                                                     
-Swallowing Ability and Function Evaluation       
-Swallowing Disorders 3rd Ed.                                
-Swallowing Disorders Treatment Manual                                                                                               
-Swallowing Problems:  A Guide for the pt. And Family
-Therapeutic Intervention for Dysphagia           
-3-D Swallow            
-Tracheostomy Tubes and Ventilator Dependence in Adults and Children    
-Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependency        
-Treatment of Dysphagia in Adults                      
-Tube Feedings are Mealtimes Too                       
-Journey/Tube Toward Oral Feeding                   
-Taking Tube Feedings to School                          
-Working with Dysphagia                                       
-Working with Swallow Disorders             
Some of my suggestions to keep on hand for dysphagia Evaluation and Treatment:
Laryngeal Mirrors-Size 00
Pen Light
Tongue Depressors
Lemon Glycerin Swabs
Swabs
Syringe (no needles)
Pictures/teaching tools to show patient dysphagia
Stopwatch
Straws
TheraSips Swallowing Trainer
Thera Tubing
Theraband
Feeding kit-different spoons/cups to assess safe swallowing
Thickener
Cotton Tip Applicator
Ice Fingers (or can freeze water in the finger of a glove)
Baby mesh feeder/cheese cloth for safe mastication
Massager for stimulation
Ora-Light (I use them for placement)
Nuk Brushes (stimulation)
Stethoscope
Handheld mirror
***I do not necessarily endorse any of the following brands, particular items.  I have no financial interest with any of the items mentioned above.***

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