191 episodes

The Swallow Your Pride Podcast was created with the purpose of diving deeper into the issues that speech-language pathologists face when working with patients with swallowing disorders. We’ll discuss many controversial topics in order to provide the LATEST evidence-based treatment strategies, and create a community of dysphagia clinicians who want to consume incredibly valuable insight and information. Our goal is to allow you to #swallowyourpride, and be open and willing to try the latest in evidence based treatment approaches by learning from experts and researchers in our field in order to create the best outcomes for our patients who need it most. The Swallow Your Pride Podcast is hosted by Theresa Richard, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Theresa owns a mobile FEES company that services all of NY, PA, and NJ. She also provides FEES training and consulting. Theresa has a unique way of spreading digestible, evidence-based information so that clinicians of all levels of experience can implement it with their patients immediately.

Swallow Your Pride Podcast Theresa Richard

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    • 4.9 • 783 Ratings

The Swallow Your Pride Podcast was created with the purpose of diving deeper into the issues that speech-language pathologists face when working with patients with swallowing disorders. We’ll discuss many controversial topics in order to provide the LATEST evidence-based treatment strategies, and create a community of dysphagia clinicians who want to consume incredibly valuable insight and information. Our goal is to allow you to #swallowyourpride, and be open and willing to try the latest in evidence based treatment approaches by learning from experts and researchers in our field in order to create the best outcomes for our patients who need it most. The Swallow Your Pride Podcast is hosted by Theresa Richard, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Theresa owns a mobile FEES company that services all of NY, PA, and NJ. She also provides FEES training and consulting. Theresa has a unique way of spreading digestible, evidence-based information so that clinicians of all levels of experience can implement it with their patients immediately.

    195 – Another Tool In the Toolkit: The PRESS Model to Predict Swallowing Recovery – Caroline Traub M.S, CCC-SLP and Marian Galovic MD

    195 – Another Tool In the Toolkit: The PRESS Model to Predict Swallowing Recovery – Caroline Traub M.S, CCC-SLP and Marian Galovic MD

    In episode 195, we discuss PRESS, a prognostic model of swallowing recovery and enteral tube feeding after stroke.

    • 43 min
    194 – Don’t Sleep on Sleep Apnea: The Link Between Swallowing & OSA- Kendrea L. (Focht) Garand PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE and Emma Wallace PhD

    194 – Don’t Sleep on Sleep Apnea: The Link Between Swallowing & OSA- Kendrea L. (Focht) Garand PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE and Emma Wallace PhD

    Research estimates that there are nearly 1 billion adults living with obstructive sleep apnea worldwide. 1 BILLION! But what do we really know about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as speech language pathologists?

    • 57 min
    193 – The Penetration Aspiration Scale: A Closer Look – Catriona Steele Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

    193 – The Penetration Aspiration Scale: A Closer Look – Catriona Steele Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

    We look at the type of scale it is, how we interpret it, and the usefulness in both clinical and research contexts.

    • 49 min
    192 – More than Motor Speech Drills: Meaningful Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease – Valeria “Libbie” Gary M.A., CCC-SLP

    192 – More than Motor Speech Drills: Meaningful Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease – Valeria “Libbie” Gary M.A., CCC-SLP

    Episode 192 is all about moving beyond the motor speech drills and empowering patients through advocacy, support groups, and movement.

    • 43 min
    191 – Small Town SLP: Working at a Critical Access Hospital – Heather Riga M.A. CCC-SLP

    191 – Small Town SLP: Working at a Critical Access Hospital – Heather Riga M.A. CCC-SLP

    We are exploring what it is like to work in a critical access hospital (CAH) with the small town SLP that does it all, Heather Riga.

    • 36 min
    190 – Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, and…Dysphagia?? – Ervin Sejdic PhD

    190 – Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, and…Dysphagia?? – Ervin Sejdic PhD

    Dr. Ervin Sejdic joins me to discuss the role of artificial intelligence in dysphagia management, and the cutting edge research he’s doing with one of our field’s finest, Dr. James Coyle.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
783 Ratings

783 Ratings

Pursegirl311 ,

Motivating and educational

For a medical SLP, this podcast is wonderful!! I’ve been a practicing SLP for over 20 years, and it can be easy to get into a rut feeling comfortable that I know what I need to know. But I DON’T want to be that therapist. I have listened since the beginning, but often found it hard to carve out time for it. Now I listen on my way into work, and I arrive energized and passionate to start the day. I can neither confirm nor deny that I recently changed jobs just in order to have time to listen to Theresa and her guests on my commute, but it works for me and it will work for you too!

Lilyy =) ,

The BEST!

Want to learn about swallowing? Be ready for career changing knowledge 🤯! The amount of information here is ridiculous. And it’s all FREE! If you love what’s offered here, go join the MedSLP Collective as well. You will NOT regret!

SLP friend ,

Love the info! But not “awesome”

Great variety of topics and appreciate what I have learned to apply directly to my practice. However, the continuous use of the word “awesome” to respond to the guest is over used and distracting. In the first few minutes of the High Flow episode, it was used numerous times. Please keep sharing the knowledge but find a new word as an interviewer!

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