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IDDSI Bitsy Bites: Idaho Does IDDSI!

By Sue Stillman Linja, RDN, LD | Published June 1, 2019

Conquer It In IDDSI Bitsy Bites! Sue Linja, RDN, LD, Owner, S&S Nutrition Network, Inc wwwsandsnutritioncom When I was a little girl in small-town Idaho, we didn’t always have a lot to keep...

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Lingual Strengthening: History & Rationale

By Karen Sheffler | Published February 27, 2019

Lingual Strengthening: History & Rationale By Amanda Warren, MS, CCC-SLP (guest blogger) and Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom Mouth stretches, wagging the tongue back and...

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Think Outside the (Pill) Box: 3D Printed Pharmaceuticals

By Karen Sheffler | Published November 29, 2018

Think Outside the (Pill) Box: 3D Printed Pharmaceuticals Meeting the Unmet Need of People with Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia) By Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of...

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Jelly & Jell-O Surprise: What’s Up With Jell-O, Jelly Cups, Dysphagia Training Jelly

By Karen Sheffler | Published October 8, 2018

Jelly & Jell-O Surprise: Jell-O, Jelly Cups, Dysphagia Training Jelly (Transitional Foods Blog Part 3 of 3) By Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom with special contributions...

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Patient Safety First: Transitional Foods (Part 2)

By Karen Sheffler | Published August 25, 2018

Patient Safety First: Transitional Foods (Part 2) By Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudycom Introduction Welcome back to Part 2 of my 3-part article on Transitional Foods (in the...

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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 for...

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