Swallowing Images™Charts gives family members who've suffered a stroke exercises to work on swallowing. Each set reinforces swallowing exercises and encourages strengthening of the specific muscle groups used in swallowing. Nine illustrated exercises with easy-to-read descriptions placed around an acrylic mirror. Back of card includes general suggestions, and space for individual instructions.
Swallowing Images™ 1: Exercises designed to increase lip closure, anterior, posterior and sublingual tongue strength, lingual sweep and intraoral manipulation. Includes description and illustrations of normal swallowing and a glossary of commonly used dysphagia terms.
Swallowing Images™ 2: Additional strengthening, vocal fold adduction, and laryngeal elevation exercises. Provides a bridge to the swallowing strategies most commonly used.
Colored. heavy stock, 8 -1/2" x 11"; 3" x 4" mirror, 10/pk.