A podcast aimed at bringing the global Indian SLP community together to make a difference one word and swallow at a time.
Introduction to Made in India SLP
Kinnari and Rabab, two Indian speech-language pathologists discuss the goal of this podcast and what lies ahead!
Discussing Dysphagia with Rinki Varindani Desai!
Join us while we discuss all things Dysphagia with Rinki Varindani Desai, M.S., CCC-SLP, CBIS, CDP. Learn more about the clinical swallow examination, treatment protocols in degenerative diseases, and how to advocate for yourself as an SLP and your patients. More importantly, how dysphagia management will change in the new COVID era. Two take-aways from this episode - "Standardization starts small" and "Teamwork is Dreamwork"!
Conversations on Cleft Lip and Palate with Dr. Anjali Kant
Listen to Dr. Anjali Kant, Kinnari and Rabab discuss everything an SLP needs to know about Cleft Lip and Palate! We discuss assessment, treatment, counseling as well as recent evidence-based practice out there that can be effectively used in the clinical world in India. Dr. Kant, an esteemed researcher and professional in the field of Cleft Lip and Palate shares important resources and techniques with us this episode, enriching our knowledge on this topic.
Lessons in Learning Disability and Literacy with Dr. Jayashree Shanbal
Listen to Dr. Jayashree Shanbal provide important lessons in Learning Disability and Literacy. Our scope as ASLPs goes beyond auditory and verbal comprehension of language. We play a role in decoding and encoding of language in the form of reading, writing, and spellings. In this episode, Dr. Shanbal discusses "bottom-up" and "top-down" processing, her research findings, as well as the importance of knowing our basics as SLPs. Our big takeaway this episode is "We can't treat disordered, if we don't know what's normal".
Venturing into Voice Rehabilitation in Head and Neck Cancer with Dr. Vrushali Angadi
Kinnari and Rabab are in conversation with Dr. Vrushali Angadi, Ph.D., M.S., CCC-SLP, venturing into the topic of voice rehabilitation post organ preservation in head and neck cancers. They discuss what the "new normal" means for patients, the five domains of voice assessment, and the importance of clinical competency for speech-language pathologists to provide efficient patient care.
Assessing Functional Needs in Neuro-Communication Disorders with Sonal Chitnis
Kinnari & Rabab are in conversation with Ms. Sonal Chitnis, fondly known as the "Aphasia Lady" in India. Ms. Chitnis emphasizes that when a person with a neurogenic disorder walks in our clinic, we need to understand the neurogenic basis of the disorder, the patient as well as the families needs, in order to conduct a functional needs assessment. Furthermore, she discusses a dynamic assessment and resources available specifically for the Indian community in different languages.
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Made in India SLP
Well waiting to listen first podcast after introductory session. Seems interesting. May all therapists and patients get the benefits. Vijay