Dysphagia Therapy

A new and essential tool to help clinicians navigate their options to manage and rehabilitate swallowing disorders.

This handy pocket reference will help you select the right treatments to address the impairments you’ve diagnosed in your dysphagia patients. You’ll have easy access to information about anatomy, cranial nerves, treatment procedures, and patient handouts, making it easier to know what you’re treating and how.

Novice and experienced clinicians alike will benefit from knowing they’ve thought of all the options. You’ll love having all this information at your fingertips!

Key Features:

** Personalized options for therapy based on assessment results

** Customized home programs for patients

** Clinician & patient education tools built-in for quick reference

Three top dysphagia clinicians have teamed up with Tactus Therapy, the leader in adult rehab apps, to bring you up-to-date information to help simplify your life and get your patients participating in an active swallowing rehab program.

The app has 4 parts:

** Therapy Finder: input the impairments identified in your patients to see the therapy options that match best

** Assessment: learn about 9 components of the swallow with helpful information on anatomy, how to assess, and the clinical relevance

** Treatment: get the details on 45+ different swallowing management techniques including exercises, sensory treatments, compensatory strategies, and therapy protocols

** Resources: information on cranial nerves, patient handouts, and anatomical drawings for education

App Authors: Yvette McCoy, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S; Tiffani Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S; Rinki Varindani Desai, MS, CCC-SLP

NOTE: This app is intended for use by trained dysphagia clinicians and students only. It is NOT a tool for people with swallowing disorders to self-diagnose or set their own therapy program. Please ensure you are a healthcare professional (speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, dietician, etc.) licensed to provide dysphagia assessment and treatment before downloading or using this app.
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What's New

- updated references
- changed wording on BOT exercise to clarify it refers to the base of tongue
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Additional Information

Eligible for Family Library
Updated
November 30, 2018
Size
5.5M
Installs
100+
Current Version
1.2.13
Requires Android
4.0.3 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
Tactus Therapy Solutions Ltd.
Developer
300 - 422 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2Z4 Canada
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