Debbie's Blog

Sucking on Solid Food Instead of Chewing It

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 18th Apr 2018

Question:  I am a speech therapist who works mostly with adults but a little in early intervention.  I currently have a two-year-old who was fed and is still fed quite a bit through a fee … read more

How to Develop a Rotary Chewing Pattern

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 3rd Jun 2014

I recently completed a Clinical Swallow Evaluation and today a Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study of a 10 yr old boy's swallow (both revealed a safe swallow that is within normal limits) and observed … read more