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5 April 2016

Laura is a Dysphagia specialist based in America. Her Company provides support and training in all aspects of dysphagia to private individuals and Organizations and has lots of useful resources available on her site here. We sent Laura some of our new Slõ Milkshakes+ to try and she videoed what she thought and you

30 March 2016

Making safe to swallow drinks for those with dysphagia is difficult. Making puree meals, that are safe; nutritious and palatable is even harder and stressful for caregivers. We therefore wanted to share this site with you. www.essentialpuree.com It contains a puree recipe book  Essential Puree: The A to Z Guidebook. Written by Diane it contains some

21 March 2016

We are delighted to be featured in the Super North Supplement in the Times newspaper. If you missed it, you can take a look here (Page 5).

3 March 2016

Slõ Milkshakes+ are the alternative to pre-thickened supplements and save everyone from trying to thicken powdered supplements with thickener – which as all clinicians know can’t be done. They like all Slõ Drinks have been formulated following our strict policy? They must be easy to make, safer to swallow, palatable

22 February 2016

Down the Hatch is an unscripted podcast focused on hot topics relevant to swallowing clinicians throughout the world. With lively banter, speech pathologists Ianessa Humbert, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Alicia Vose, M.A., CCC-SLP (Ph.D. student) take on controversial topics in the field of dysphagia management, while inter-weaving various levels of evidence: anecdotes, clinical experience and the

18 February 2016

Whilst developing our Slõ Milkshakes+ to help dysphagia patients increase their nutritional intake, we became aware that constipation is a frequent problem. It should be obvious? Constipation is mainly associated with an inadequate fluid and /or fibre intake and decreased activity. Symptoms those with dysphagia frequently present with and why the

11 February 2016

This week we received some positive feedback from both a Speech Language Pathologist & Speech Therapist/Language Company. They demonstrate the benefits that the simplicity of our drinks can have. If you would like a sample sachet of our Slõ Drinks, use our support page form,  quoting “SLOSAMPLE” and we’ll get back

8 February 2016

We came across this TED talk on You Tube. It isn’t dysphagia related but is fascinating. It is a talk given by Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor. She had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened – as she

27 January 2016

Powdered and liquid supplements are a great help to Strokes Survivors, those with head and neck cancer, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s disease and Adults with Learning Difficulties. But those with these conditions are highly likely to have dysphagia. That means supplements have to be used for their Dietary/ Nutritional Management and

26 January 2016

Last year Ianessa and Emily launched this course. It offered lots of useful and practical dysphagia management advice, consequently so we asked them to tell us about any future courses we can tell you about. So… …Critical Thinking in Dysphagia Management: Blazing a New Clinical Trail will be offered in