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A True IDDSI Champion

A True IDDSI Champion

Karen is an IDDSI Champion and has been writing blogs and lecturing about IDDSI to raise awareness since 2014. Karen is pictured here again with Peter Lam, RD, CFE, Co-Chair of IDDSI (Note: Peter’s co-chair is Dr Julie Cichero, BA, BSpThy(Hons), PhD, who is a... Read More
IDDSI / USIRG booth at ASHA2021!

IDDSI / USIRG booth at ASHA2021!

There just had to be an IDDSI booth at our first in-person ASHA convention since the start of the pandemic. I organized this booth along with my fellow USIRG members. ASHA is the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association, and typically a convention will draw... Read More
United States IDDSI Reference Group (USIRG)

United States IDDSI Reference Group (USIRG)

The United States IDDSI Reference Group (USIRG) has been hard at work since 2020. IDDSI is the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative — a global wave to standardize dysphagia diets for the safety of people with dysphagia. I have been blogging... Read More