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Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources CD 514 Amanda Saul
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Thermal-tactile stimulation is a form of sensory enhancement therapy that ...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Materials & products used for Thermal-Tactile Stimulation include: </li></...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Instrumental Tools include: </li></ul><ul><li>Laryngeal Mirror </li></ul><...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Laryngeal Mirror </li></ul><ul><li>Laryngeal mirrors provide thermal-tacti...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Laryngeal Mirror </li></ul><ul><li>Most mirrors are chrome-plated and can ...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Laryngeal mirrors may be purchased online at </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Thermal Stimulator </li></ul><ul><li>A thermal stimulator may be used in t...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Thermal Stimulator </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal stimulators can be sterilized...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Thermal Stimulators may be purchased online at </li></ul><ul><li>http://ww...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Bite Guard </li></ul><ul><li>A bite guard can be placed over the shaft of ...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Manual/DVD Materials </li></ul><ul><li>There are many resources that can b...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Manual/DVD Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Therapeutic Interventions for Dysph...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>Manual/DVD Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Swallowing Disorders Treatment Manu...
Thermal-Tactile Stimulation   Resources <ul><li>It is essential to incorporate proper techniques and materials when conduc...
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  1. 1. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources CD 514 Amanda Saul
  2. 2. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Thermal-tactile stimulation is a form of sensory enhancement therapy that can be effective when treating clients with dysphagia. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many resources available for professionals who wish to use thermal-tactile stimulation with this clientele. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Materials & products used for Thermal-Tactile Stimulation include: </li></ul><ul><li>Instrumental Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Manuals </li></ul><ul><li>DVD/Videos </li></ul>
  4. 4. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Instrumental Tools include: </li></ul><ul><li>Laryngeal Mirror </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal Stimulator </li></ul><ul><li>Bite Guard </li></ul>
  5. 5. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Laryngeal Mirror </li></ul><ul><li>Laryngeal mirrors provide thermal-tactile stimulation when used during swallowing therapy. </li></ul><ul><li>The pharyngeal swallow can be triggered by stimulating the anterior faucial pillars with a chilled laryngeal mirror. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Laryngeal Mirror </li></ul><ul><li>Most mirrors are chrome-plated and can easily be sterilized by steam or antiseptic solutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended sizes are 00 (12 mm) or 000 (10mm). </li></ul>
  7. 7. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Laryngeal mirrors may be purchased online at </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.brucemedical.com/larmir.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sammonspreston.com/Supply/Product.asp?Leaf_Id=412701 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.alimed.com/ProductDetail.asp?style=81868W </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Thermal Stimulator </li></ul><ul><li>A thermal stimulator may be used in the same manner as a laryngeal mirror. </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal stimulators are glass-free and are typically made of spun stainless steel with a baked thermal handle protector. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Thermal Stimulator </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal stimulators can be sterilized with steam or antiseptic solutions and are safe for use in an autoclave or dishwasher. </li></ul><ul><li>Sizes available include </li></ul><ul><li>-Adult, 9” long </li></ul><ul><li>-Pediatric/Geriatric, 5 ¼“ long </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Thermal Stimulators may be purchased online at </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.alimed.com/ProductDetail.asp?style=81868W </li></ul>
  11. 11. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Bite Guard </li></ul><ul><li>A bite guard can be placed over the shaft of the thermal stimulator, protecting the teeth from damage. </li></ul><ul><li>They are disposable and are available in adult and pediatric/geriatric sizes. </li></ul><ul><li>They can be purchased online at </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.alimed.com/ProductDetail.asp?style=81868W </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Manual/DVD Materials </li></ul><ul><li>There are many resources that can be used for instruction of sensory enhancement procedures, such as the thermal stimulus technique. </li></ul><ul><li>Most manuals are available with a companion video/DVD that addresses a wide variety of evaluation and treatment issues concerning dysphagia. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Manual/DVD Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Therapeutic Interventions for Dysphagia (Master Clinician Series) by Jeri A. Logemann, PhD, CCC-SLP </li></ul><ul><li>This manual/DVD package may be purchased at </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.asha.org/eWeb/OLSDynamicPage.aspx?Webcode+olsdetails&title=Therapeutic+Interventions+for+Dysphagia+(Master+clinician+series) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>Manual/DVD Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Swallowing Disorders Treatment Manual, Second Edition by Edward Hardy and Natale Morton Robinson </li></ul><ul><li>This manual/DVD package may be purchased at </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.proedinc.com/customer/ProductLists.aspx?SearchWord=thermal%20stimulation </li></ul>
  15. 15. Thermal-Tactile Stimulation Resources <ul><li>It is essential to incorporate proper techniques and materials when conducting sensory enhancement procedures, such as thermal-tactile stimulation therapy, while working with individuals who have dysphagia. </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore, as professionals, we must seek out resources that will efficiently allow for effective treatment of this client population. </li></ul>

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