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Cotton Candy Therapy? Transitional Foods & Dysphagia Treatment

By Karen Sheffler | Published August 16, 2018

Cotton Candy Therapy Transitional Foods as Potential Dysphagia Treatments By Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom Got your attention with the cotton candy, didn’t I Imagine...

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Graduation is Only the Beginning: Importance of Continuing Education in Dysphagia

By Karen Sheffler | Published June 30, 2018

Graduation is Only the Beginning: Importance of Continuing Education in Dysphagia By Ainsley Martin, MS, CCC-SLP, guest blogger for SwallowStudycom Editor: Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of...

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Dysphagia Digest (Part 3): What is in Your Dysphagia Toolbox?

By Karen Sheffler | Published June 6, 2018

Truth is Stranger than Fiction – What is in Your Dysphagia Toolbox (Part 3) By guest blogger: Amanda Warren, MS, CCC-SLP Edited by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom Thanks...

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DRS Dysphagia Digest 2018 (Part 2)

By Karen Sheffler | Published May 8, 2018

Truth is Stranger than Fiction – in the Latest Dysphagia Research (Part 2) By guest blogger: Amanda Warren, MS, CCC-SLP Edited by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom Thanks for...

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DRS Dysphagia Digest 2018 (Part 1)

By Karen Sheffler | Published April 22, 2018

Truth is Stranger than Fiction - in the Latest Dysphagia Research (Part 1) By guest blogger: Amanda Warren, MS, CCC-SLP Edited by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom Mark Twain...

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HOPE for Dysphagia: Got Your Speech-Language Pathologist?

By Karen Sheffler | Published February 27, 2018

Hope for Dysphagia: Got a Speech-Language Pathologist on Your Multidisciplinary Dysphagia Team By Karen M Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom This blog is in response to an article...

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IDDSI Resources

By Karen Sheffler | Published November 29, 2017

INTERNATIONAL DYSPHAGIA DIET STANDARDISATION INITIATIVE (IDDSI) wwwIDDSIorg IDDSI_framework_with_creative_commons_Mar2019 IDDSI Resources complied by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of...

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Collaboration in Dysphagia

By Karen Sheffler | Published October 31, 2017

ASHA + AND = Better Together: SLP & RD Collaboration in Dysphagia by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom “Are you going to /fɛnsi/” (Yes, that was the international...

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