The Dysphagia Outreach Project Giving Event

The Dysphagia Outreach Project Giving Event

The Dysphagia Outreach Project Giving Event 2020 Guest Post By:  Jessica Lasky, MS, CCC-SLP and Allison Boyer, MA, CCC-SLP Who We Are The Dysphagia Outreach Project is a 100% volunteer-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was founded in 2019. The mission of the Dysphagia Outreach Project is to provide meaningful assistance to low-income individuals affected by [...]

PhagiaFlex

PhagiaFlex

A while back, I wrote a post about the ISO device.  Find the ISO post here.  I still use this device with my patients in home health as appropriate.  A few months back, Jolie sent me her 3 new models of devices to trial.  I'll have to admit that I really like the sleek new [...]

ACP and sEMG: Synchrony for Dysphagia

ACP and sEMG:  Synchrony for Dysphagia

Surface Electromyography (sEMG) has been used in dysphagia therapy for several years with research to support its use.  sEMG has been called one of the oldest treatments used with dysphagia.    sEMG is a use of visual biofeedback.  Electrodes are attached to the submental muscles, or those hyolaryngeal complex elevators.  This is measuring the "strength" [...]