Use complex food product, Masticate bilaterally. Turtle lip, pulling cohesive product into the "Bowl" of tongue, Lift tip to spot, Bite, suction & swallow, Check for clearance. Exercise Enhance: Normal eating patterns/Rotary mastication/Bilabial seal/Bolus control/Peristaltic action/Confidence with complex foods
Eating & Swallow Exercise – Multiple Bolus Swallow
Use single food product. Masticate bilaterally. When a small bolus is collected on back of tongue, STOP, BITE AND SWALLOW, just that bit, Continue to with mastication until another bolus collects on back of tongue; STOP, BITE AND SWALLOW the second bolus. Chew remaining product, turtle lip, gathering remaining remnants...
Eating & Swallow Exercise – Single Bolus Swallows
Receive bite-sized product, Masticate bilaterally. Turtle lip, pulling cohesive product into the "Bowl" of tongue. Lift tip to spot, Open mouth suction & swallow. Check for clearance. Enhances: Rotary mastication/Bilabial seal/Bolus control/Peristaltic action/Myohyoid