Swallow Right – Jello Swallows

Use jello in a cup and a spoon. Take a very small piece of jello from a spoon. Open and place spoon onto tongue (no reaching for spoon). Seal lips on spoon and pull out, Trap jello between tongue and roof of mouth with suction, Open wide and swallow with tongue anchorage. Alternative/Modification: May need […]

Swallow Right – Pudding Swallows

Receive pudding with spoon, Allow patient to move in mouth, Turtle lip, pulling all pudding into the “Bowl” of tongue, Lift tip to spot. Open mouth suction & swallow. Check for clearance. Alternative/Modification: May need to start with closed mouth. Enhances: Peristaltic action/Myohyoid/Transversus/Genioglossus/Superior Longitudinal

Swallow Right – Nutella Swallows

Use Nutella or substitute, coffee stick and oral elastic, Roll Nutella on mid-tongue, Place elastic on tip, Lift tip to spot, Open mouth suction & swallow. Check for clearance. Alternative/Modification: May need to start with a closed mouth. BOTH Exercises Enhance: Peristaltic action/Myohyoid/Transversus/Genioglossus/ Superior Longitudinal

Swallow Right – To and Fro Swish

Teeth need to be close and tongue to “spot.” Seal lips around a cup of water and suction water forward through teeth buccal cavity. Then suction water backwards through teeth once again. Repeat twice. The third repeat, suction backward, and trap the water.