Dining with Dysphagia: A Cookbook

Food is something that everyone should be able to enjoy. This is the premise for the NYU Steinhardt Iron Chef Dysphagia Challenge competition, where NYU students prepare food that maximizes nutrition, texture, and taste for people with dysphagia — the medical term for chewing and swallowing difficulties.

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School Support for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Parents

For parents of children on the autism spectrum, here's a "who's who" of your child's support system in school.

Why Become an SLP?

Speech-language pathology is a master’s-level career field offering myriad opportunities to serve people of all ages in a variety of settings. Practitioners help children, adolescents, and adults manage and overcome a range of challenges, often leading to a better quality of life long after treatment ends.

Could this fulfilling field be a match for your career goals?

Caring for Aging Adults with Dysphagia

Your dad used to love your homemade sourdough bread. Now, he can barely get it down. Should you be worried about him? Some parts of aging are unavoidable: We all slow down, tire more easily, and take longer to do the things we once took for granted. However, difficulty or disruption in swallowing becomes persistent, it could be a sign of a disorder known as dysphagia.

Speech@NYU's Inaugural Cohort Starts Classes

Speech@NYU live classroom

On September 6, 2016, the inaugural cohort of aspiring speech-language pathologists began classes for Speech@NYU, our online master of science program in Communicative Sciences and Disorders. Currently residing all over the United States, these dedicated students reflect the academic achievement and diversity characteristic of NYU.

 

Achieving Authentic Voices: Voice Modification for People in the Transgender Community

Voice is an important part of who we are. It’s the instrument through which we communicate and express ourselves — including how we convey our personalities and gender identities. For many transgender people, having a voice that they feel does not correspond with their gender expression and identity can be a source of stress, anxiety, or depression