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EMST 150
Strength Trainer.
Designed by
physiologists, the
EMST 150TM is the
most scientifically
studied expiratory
muscle strength trainer available, and is clinically proven to help indi- viduals strengthen weakened muscles in order to improve breathing, cough, swallowing and speech. Provides significant improvements
in healthy individuals, as well as those with spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and other degenerative neuromuscular disease. And because it is the first and only calibrated device of its kind, it allows therapists to measure and document progress over a period of time. Lightweight and portable enough to fit in a briefcase, purse or gym bag. Includes mouthpiece, nose clip and information/ instructional brochure.
Reading Tools. An
innovative tool de-
signed to help readers
seamlessly see, focus
on and remember the
written word. Readers
will be able to con-
centrate on and track the text being read to them
while smoothly transitioning between the words that come before or after, thus helping to increase fluency and comprehension. See- N-Read’s clear reading window is surrounded by a non-glare tinted transparent finish that helps readers to focus on manageable chunks of information in each line of text. Provides a clear reference point to help make smooth eye movements across the text on a page, en- hancing retention of information.
081565761 Book Size, 3 pack
Tools & Books
AliMed The
BreatherTM 1.1 Respiratory Muscle
Trainer. Featuring enhanced
dual-resistance settings for
inhalation and exhalation, the newly designed Breather 1.1 improves breath support in speech and respiratory training. It effectively
uses Resistive Breathing Training (RBT) to rebuild strength in both inspiratory and expiratory muscles of the neck and throat. Teaches di- aphragmatic breathing to improve breath support, producing positive results in clients’ cough effort, speech training and swallow safety. 7005401
Item No.
Expiratory Muscle Strength Trainer
Comfort Fit Mouth Piece
Breath Builder. Strengthens diaphragm muscles and develops breath control to help produce strong speech. Ball can be kept at the top of the tube while inhaling or exhaling. Helps clients who are neuro- logically and physically impaired as well as those who lack adequate breath sup- port. Nontoxic, dishwasher safe.
Colors vary.
Books. By
Jan Lorman and
Cindy Jones. This set of
six books helps you and family
members understand the difficulties faced by those who have had stroke or other brain injuries. Covers several kinds of speech problems, memory lapses and swallowing difficulties. Provides lists of community resources. Each booklet ranges from 36
to 76 pages, and provides information on specific communication deficits, including definitions, causes, characteristics, treatment considerations, accompanying problems, management suggestions for the family
and community resources. The six books are
Dysarthria, Apraxia, Aphasia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Right Brain Stroke and Swallowing Problems.
The Voice
By Shaheen N. Awan.
An easy-to-use prac-
tical manual that
focuses exclusively
on voice diagnostic
procedures. This as-
sessment of voice function incorporates history-talking and interview skills, percep- tual analysis, objective analysis of voice frequency, intensity and quality, evaluation of respiratory, phonatory ability and control and evaluation of the possible effects of excessive muscular tension. The tutorial includes a CD-ROM with a variety of voice samples. Manual is 202 pages, soft cover. 081534213
of Speech and
Second Edition.
By Kathryn Yorkston,
Robert Miller and
Edythe Strand. This
highly practical guide
is a superb addition to your treatment materials. Each chapter covers the etiology, assessment and management of a different degenerative disease—ALS, Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Plus, the book includes interview protocols, reproducible handouts, assess- ment forms and rating scales.

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