February 10, 2009
More No-Chew Recipe Sources
In our January 27, 2007 blogpost, Update: Food and Feeding, we listed a number of fine resources for recipes that are either easy to swallow or no-chew.
That was (and this is) an update to:
Let's Face It: Lifestyle: Food and Feeding:
We were inspired to prepare an exhibit of some of the marvelous no-chew cookbooks available at that time in the Dentistry Library and now available in the Health Sciences Libraries. Selected images from the exhibit are available here.
I Chew, You Chew, No Chew: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rosefirerising/sets/72157594547459105/
Since those earlier pieces, more resources have become available. We are delighted to bring to your attention the following (and remember to check with your doctor or dietician if you have any question whether these are appropriate for you personally, since everyone's needs are slightly different).
Colitis Cookbook: http://www.colitiscookbook.com/
Food Down Under: No Chew Food Recommendations: http://www.fooddownunder.com/cgi-bin/recipe.cgi?r=174798
Taste of Home: Community: Got Any Good Soft "No Chew" Recipes?: http://community.tasteofhome.com/forums/t/274657.aspx?PageIndex=1
(COMMENT: This forum entry has 55 response, and starts to get really useful on the 3rd and 4th pages.)
Today's Caregiver: Six New Items on the Menu for a Liquid Diet: http://www.caregiver.com/articles/general/six_new_items.htm
Wide Smiles: Liquid Recipes for After Surgery: http://www.widesmiles.org/cleftlinks/WS-414.html
March 16, 2007
EUROCRAN Cleft Speech Assessment Tool Online
EUROCRAN, the European Collaboration on Craniofacial Anomalies, has release their interactive online speech assessment tool for persons with cleft lip or palate. The web site is primarily designed for health care professionals, but may be of interest to those who want to know more about how speech is assessed.
"These webpages are an interactive tool designed for learning about cleft speech. There are suggestions on how to collect a good speech sample and more practically there are speech samples in different languages for you to develop your listening skills. It is therefore a listening exercise as well as a means of promoting good practice."
EUROCRAN: Speech Project: http://www.eurocran.org/content.asp?contentID=1213&sid=172717