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Aspiration Precautions Policy

By Karen Sheffler | Published May 9, 2014

What Does Aspiration Precautions Mean by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom Many hospitals, rehabilitation centers and nursing facilities use the term Aspiration...

New resources for clinicians and patients

By Karen Sheffler | Published May 9, 2014

Don't look like the clinician in this picture! Check out drop down menus under Clinician Resources and Patient Handouts for help with the alphabet soup of NOMS, FCMs, G-Codes, as well as patient...

Thickened Liquids

By Karen Sheffler | Published May 8, 2014

Thickened Liquids by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom Why do I need thickened liquids Your Speech-Language Pathologist may have recommended thickened liquids...

G-Codes Versus ASHA NOMS

By Karen Sheffler | Published May 8, 2014

G-Codes Versus ASHA NOMS by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom First of all, cheers to our G-Codes! It has been many years since the Centers for Medicare &...

Dysphagia Diets: IDDSI Replaces NDD

By Karen Sheffler | Published May 8, 2014

Standardized Diets: IDDSI Replaces the National Dysphagia Diet by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom You may hear doctors and health care professionals use terms like:...

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

By Karen Sheffler | Published May 7, 2014

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom (May 2014) May is Better Hearing and Speech Month (#BHSM), which builds awareness of the...

My first post as a new blogger

By Karen Sheffler | Published May 6, 2014

Thanks to "WPSculptor" for his youtube video called "How to Make a WordPress Website and Blog"...