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Continuando tu Plan de Cuidado (Tratamiento) en Disfagia Luego de Llegar a tu Hogar – in Español

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AdultSLPDysphagia
Dysphagia precautions don’t end when someone leaves a hospital or care facility. This form is designed for Speech-Language Pathologists to fill out for patients and family in order to improve carry-over of strategies to reduce risk of dysphagia after returning to a home environment. Translated by María Del Mar Díaz Martínez. María is a medically-based-SLP. […]
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Perigos Escondidos para Pessoas com Disfagia que Ingerem Líquidos Espessados – in Português

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AdultSLPDysphagia
This handout is designed for patients, caregivers, and staff to illustrate where “hidden” thin liquids may pose a risk for people with dysphagia on thickened liquids. While not a comprehensive list, this handout highlights ice, straws, frozen treats, soup, and saliva, laying out the reasons why these things may pose an increased risk of aspiration […]
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Tabletop Cue Cards: Strategie deglutitorie per evitare l’aspirazione – in Italiano

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AdultSLPDysphagia
These handy dysphagia cue cards are designed to be discretely placed at dining tables to remind patients of dysphagia precautions. The cue cards feature a graphic of swallow anatomy/physiology and have blank spaces for SLPs to include specific personalized swallow strategies. Translated by Mirko Fabrizo. Mirko studied speech-language pathology at La Sapienza University of Rome […]
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Qu’est-ce que l’apraxie de la parole? Qu’est-ce que l’aphasie? – in Français

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AdultSLPAphasiaMotor Speech/Dysarthria/Apraxia
Handout for families of patients in speech therapy focused on apraxia of speech and aphasia. Clearly defines the difference visually and basically. Translated by Cindy Levesque-Boissonneault. Cindy is a French-speaking SLP (orthophoniste) in the province of Quebec (Canada). She works in acute care and inpatient rehabilitation. She is also a lecturer at Université du Québec […]
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Malattia da Reflusso Gastroesofageo (MRGE) – in Italiano

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AdultSLPDysphagiaReflux
Handout featuring explanation of aspiration pneumonia as related to GERD as well as 8 specific strategies for reducing the symptoms of GERD and related risk of aspiration pneumonia. Designed for speech-language pathologists working with patients who have dysphagia exacerbated by GERD. Translated by María Del Mar Díaz Martínez. María is a medically-based-SLP. She obtained her […]
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Precauciones de la Enfermedad por Reflujo Gastrpesofagico para Prevenir Pulmonia por Aspiracion- in Español

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AdultSLPDysphagiaReflux
Handout featuring explanation of aspiration pneumonia as related to GERD as well as 8 specific strategies for reducing the symptoms of GERD and related risk of aspiration pneumonia. Designed for speech-language pathologists working with patients who have dysphagia exacerbated by GERD. Translated by María Del Mar Díaz Martínez. María is a medically-based-SLP. She obtained her […]
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Handout

La Deglutizione – Disfagia – in Italiano

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AdultSLPDysphagia
This dysphagia handout provides a quick, simple visual guide to the anatomy/physiology of the swallow mechanism. It repeats information that you have provided them, giving them a chance to process the information over time and follow up with questions about dysphagia. It also allows their loved ones and friends to get a sense for what’s […]
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A Deglutição – Disfagia – in Português

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AdultSLPDysphagia
This dysphagia handout provides a quick, simple visual guide to the anatomy/physiology of the swallow mechanism. It repeats information that you have provided them, giving them a chance to process the information over time and follow up with questions about dysphagia. It also allows their loved ones and friends to get a sense for what’s […]
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El Tragado – Disfagia – in Español

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AdultSLPDysphagia
This dysphagia handout provides a quick, simple visual guide to the anatomy/physiology of the swallow mechanism. It repeats information that you have provided them, giving them a chance to process the information over time and follow up with questions about dysphagia. It also allows their loved ones and friends to get a sense for what’s […]
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La Déglutition – Dysphagie – in Français

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AdultSLPDysphagia
This dysphagia handout provides a quick, simple visual guide to the anatomy/physiology of the swallow mechanism. It repeats information that you have provided them, giving them a chance to process the information over time and follow up with questions about dysphagia. It also allows their loved ones and friends to get a sense for what’s […]
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Clinical Reference

Edema

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AdultOTPTArm/HandCardiovascular DiseaseFeetLegsOrthopaedicsSpinal Cord InjuryStroke
For clinicians who need a quick clinical reference for grading, measuring, and treatment strategies for edema. Ahmadinejad, M., Razban, F., Jahani, Y., & Heravi, F. (2022). Limb edema in critically ill patients: Comparing intermittent compression and elevation. International Wound Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13704Pellecchia, G. L. (2003). Figure-of-eight method of measuring hand size: Journal of Hand Therapy, 16(4), […]
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Therapy Material

Script Training Treatment Guidance and Ideas

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AdultSLPAphasiaMotor Speech/Dysarthria/Apraxia
This handout provides a step-by-step guide on how to use script training to support communication for people with aphasia and/or apraxia of speech. Youmans, G., Youmans, S. R., & Hancock, A. B. (2011). Script training treatment for adults with apraxia of speech.Youmans, G., Holland, A., Muñoz, M., & Bourgeois, M. (2005). Script training and automaticity […]
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Clinical Reference

Dysarthria Differential Diagnosis Guide

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AdultSLPMotor Speech/Dysarthria/Apraxia
Compare and contrast the different types of dysarthria to help with a differential diagnosis. Duffy, J. R. (2005). Motor speech disorders: Substrates, differential diagnosis, and management. St. Louis, Mo: Elsevier Mosby.Rowe, H. P., Gutz, S. E., Maffei, M. F., Tomanek, K., & Green, J. R. (2022). Characterizing Dysarthria Diversity for Automatic Speech Recognition: A Tutorial […]
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Personalized Pocket Cards for 3 Types of Dysarthria

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AdultSLPMotor Speech/Dysarthria/Apraxia
These business-card-sized wallet cards provide information about the specific type of dysarthria, ways to support communication with the individual, and important personal information for the person with dysarthria.
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Handout

Management of Excessive Secretions

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AdultSLPDysphagia
Excessive and/or thick secretions are common in individuals with neurologic or pulmonary diseases. This handout provides further information regarding characteristics, possible causes, and treatment options for improving secretion management.
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Knee Brace Indications and Instructions

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AdultOTPTKneesOrthopaedics
This handout outlines what knee braces may be used for and how to use them. It is intended to be an evidence based handout for patients. Budarick, A. R., Bishop, E. L., Clark, M. L., & Cowper-Smith, C. D. (2021). Preliminary evaluation of a new orthotic for Patellofemoral and Multicompartment knee osteoarthritis. Rehabilitation Research and […]
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Strategies

Standing Habituation Instructions for Standing Intolerant Low Back Pain

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AdultOTPTBack/SpineOrthopaedics
This intervention piece is intended to teach people with standing intolerant low back pain how to slowly improve this tolerance over time. It draws from current research. Nelson-Wong, E., Gallagher, K., Johnson, E., Antonioli, C., Ferguson, A., Harris, S., Johnson, H., & Miller, J. B. (2020). Increasing standing tolerance in office workers with standing-induced back […]
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Eval Tool

10 Item OSPRO-YF Tool

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AdultOTPTSLPChronic Pain
The OSPRO-YF is helpful for screening for psychological yellow flags. There are three variations to this tool, and the 10 item variation balances time efficiency with accuracy. This resource includes the 10 questions for the 10 item variation of the OSPRO-YF that can be shared with patients. It also links to the evaluation website to […]
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Handout

Lower and Middle Trap Exercise Progression

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AdultOTPTSports and Exercise
This document outlines a progression of strengthening for the middle and lower trapezius. Each activity should be performed correctly prior to progressing. Exercises will likely be performed for multiple repetitions. Shirley Sahrmann (2016). Diagnosis and treatment of movement impairment 9780801672057. US Elsevier Health.
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