Adults & Geriatrics

Real talk: I felt so unprepared for the outpatient and acute settings, and I ended up loving them both! Here are all the resources I wish I’d known about before my medical placement:

For EBP: ASHA Evidence Maps & The Swallow Your Pride Podcast

For Assessment: Examples of Case History Questions. Adjust to your individual client as needed!

For Goals: You can draw from this Goal Writing Guide!

For Note Writing: Check out How to Write Soap Notes & Writing Therapy Notes for Insurance (this one’s written by a mental health therapist, but love her tips on medical necessity, progress, etc.)

For Counseling: Comprehensive Overview + Tips From ASHA & Specific Tips to Encourage Home Carryover

Therapy Materials

Swallowing
Dysphagia Overview
For example of general dysphagia education

Liquid Consistency
For example of education on thin vs. nectar vs. honey to clients

GERD Facts & Precautions
For patients that have a VFSS with GERD symptoms and normal swallow: happened so much more than I thought!

Voice
Coming Soon!





Aphasia
Coming Soon!

Cognitive Communication
Coming Soon!

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