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Multiple Sclerosis Attack

January 10, 2022 by Megan Berg.
Do you have a patient with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS)? Have they experienced a MS attack in the past or are they experiencing one now? This document will help to explain the attack and provide information on what to expect.
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The SLP’s Role with Progressive Neurological Disorders

January 10, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This handout describes how SLPs can address changes with speech, language, cognition/thinking, memory, voice, swallowing, reading, writing, listening, and the need for assistive communication technology and/or devices in the context of neurological disorders.
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Spoon Theory

January 6, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This handout provides a brief explanation of the “spoon theory” metaphor used to describe the amount of mental or physical energy a person has available for daily activities. This handout can be used to describe and apply the theory with patients and then as a visual reminder for them to increase carryover between sessions.
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Siri Voice Commands

January 6, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This handout provides step-by-step instructions for turning on Siri and how to use “Hey Siri.” Also includes 12 specific voice-command scripts for functional tasks.
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Screening for Proprioceptive Deficits

January 5, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This screening tool provides a simple assessment and score sheet in order to detect deficits in proprioception. Multiple methods of testing are included.
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Multiple Sclerosis Disease Courses

December 30, 2021 by Megan Berg.
MS can be classified into four disease types. Each disease type presents differently and follows variable courses. This resource provides updated information on MS disease courses including: Clinically Isolated Syndrome, Relapsing-Remitting MS, Secondary Progressive MS, and Primary Progressive MS. Common symptoms and impact on function unique to each disease course are also included.
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Multiple Sclerosis and Cognition

December 30, 2021 by Megan Berg.
This handout provides recommendations for initial cognitive assessment and frequency of reassessment, common cognitive changes reported in people with MS, and what activities can be affected by cognitive deficits.
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Dysphagia Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

December 24, 2021 by Megan Berg.
This handout provides education about the different exercises and swallowing strategies that may help individuals with Multiple Sclerosis to improve swallowing functions and safety.
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Dysphagia and Multiple Sclerosis

December 24, 2021 by Megan Berg.
Dysphagia can sneak up on people with multiple sclerosis. How do we quantify and monitor this over time so that it doesn’t get the best of the situation? This handout is designed for patients confronting multiple sclerosis and contains the DYMUS questionnaire as well as information regarding what to expect regarding dysphagia and MS over […]
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