Float like a butterfly, Parkinson’s free! Rest In Peace … Mohammed Ali 1942 – 2016
Introducing ModelTalker Cyndee, my customized electronic voice for use in AAC devices and more!
I’m back! It’s been a few months since I published a new blog post. I’ve been happily busy with my Year of Do project, and one topic that has been much on my mind is the function of the uvula. Thanks to Twitter, I’ve recently run across a You Tube video that explains it! Go ahead; […]
by Cyndee Williams Bowen, MS, CCC-SLP April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. This contribution to the Research Tuesday project explores the nature of memory deficits experienced by people with PD. Citation Chiaravalloti ND, Ibarretxe -Bilbao N, DeLuca J, Rusu, O, Pena J, Garcia-7Gorostiaga I, Ojeda N. The source of the memory impairment in Parkinson’s disease: […]
by Cyndee Williams Bowen The folks at Therapy Box have recently updated their Predictable 4 Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app. I have explored Predictable 4 for a couple of months now, and I find it most impressive for several reasons. Intro to the App Predictable 4 is intended for users who have lost the […]
I am happy to launch 2015 by rejoining my fellow #SLPBloggers in our #ResearchTuesday blog project! This month I’m faced with the need to investigate the use of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in the treatment of dysphagia in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). I have my own thoughts on the topic, but I chatted with […]
Medicare is poised to decline payments for speech generating devices that do not meet their criteria. It’s not that they are dictating improved functionality. They actually expect features to be removed for certain SGDs to qualify for reimbursement. Features that: Facilitate training that can enhance a user’s functional use of the device; Allow video conferencing between the person […]