Thoughts on “Swallow: A Documentary”

Back in 2011, the National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders produced a documentary about dysphagia called “Swallow: A Documentary.”

Since it was posted on YouTube, the video has been viewed almost 90,000 times, and it’s a wonderful look into the lives of people with swallowing disorders. If you haven’t seen it, please check it out below:

As you can see, dysphagia affects people in all different stages of life for a large variety of reasons, but the consequences remain the same.

“When you can swallow, you have the luxury of wondering what you’re gonna wear, what you’re gonna eat…” says Sonia near the beginning of the video. “But when you can’t swallow, all you get to think about is that you can’t swallow.”

This is why we at Swallow Solutions and all the amazing speech-language pathologists and therapy professionals around the world do what we do. Dysphagia is a serious health condition, but it’s also a serious quality of life concern. We hope to help people regain their ability to swallow to improve both health and quality of life.

If you or someone you care about is having difficulty swallowing, reach out to your doctor and see if you can be connected with an SLP. Also consider checking out our website and learning more about SwallowSTRONG, our innovative therapy device.

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One thought on “Thoughts on “Swallow: A Documentary”

  1. sltstudentgem says:

    Hi I found this post really interesting! I am a student speech and language therapist from England and can’t wait to read more of your posts! Please follow me and check out my blog 🙂

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