Talking About Eating

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From our Talking About series (originally Working Together To Help You Where You Live), this pictographic resource is designed to facilitate a conversational partnership between health care practitioners and people with aphasia. It is also ideal for people with limited English language skills. It is based on the techniques of Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia™ (SCA™), developed by the Aphasia Institute.

We have included two resources in this package:

1. Oral Care

The Oral Care resource contains the following topics:

  • Why good oral care is important
  • How to keep your teeth or dentures healthy
  • What to tell your dentist

2. Swallowing

The Swallowing resource contains the following topics:

  • Swallowing assessment
  • Swallowing treatment:
    • Changes in posture
    • Swallowing maneuvers
    • Staying safe while eating
    • Food textures and changes
    • Oral hygiene

NOTE: Resource content is gathered by consulting experts on these topics. To the best of our knowledge, this information is accurate. Although we are not experts on these topics, we are experts in how to communicate information to people who know more than they can say (i.e. people with aphasia or other communication challenges).

 

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 28 × 22 × 1 cm
Format

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"Volunteering at the Aphasia Institute has been an amazing experience. It’s such a great feeling to help someone express themselves, or help someone understand another’s message. It can be challenging sometimes, but that just makes the moment a connection goes through that much more special. More than anything, I really appreciate the strong sense of community that the Aphasia Institute creates and being a part of that community."
- Vidya David, Volunteer
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