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Hi, I’m Theresa Richard, a medical speech-language pathologist (SLP) and Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders.

I help medical SLPs find resources to best support their patients and achieve career fulfillment.

Do you work with patients with swallowing disorders?

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Theresa Richard is a medical speech-language pathologist and Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. While owning and operating a mobile FEES business, she discovered that a gap existed in the clinical knowledge of most medical SLPs she served. As a result, she created the Swallow Your Pride podcast which debuted at #11 on the Science and Medicine chart and currently has over 3 million downloads. She has been an invited keynote speaker for several conventions, has served as President of the Nevada Speech & Hearing Association, and has been a featured columnist in Authority Magazine, Medium, and Thrive Global.

Theresa continues to work tirelessly to advocate for patients with swallowing disorders and was recently been invited to contribute to 2 published papers for “Dysphagia” – the journal for swallowing and swallowing disorders. The articles on assessing and treating dysphagia during COVID were published in 2021. The recent release of her new book for patients with dysphagia called “So You’re Having Trouble Swallowing,” is an Amazon and Barnes & Noble best seller.

Theresa is the founder and CEO of the Medical SLP Collective which currently has over 6,000 members. The Medical SLP Collective provides editorially-reviewed resources, webinars for ASHA CEUs, and expert mentorship. She also created MedSLP Education
which provides solid foundational medical courses exclusively for SLPs along with a Medical SLP Certification program.

Dive deep into the current issues that Slps face when working with patients with swallowing disorders and other medical conditions

The Swallow Your Pride podcast has had over 3,000,000 unique downloads and reached #11 on the iTunes Science and Medicine chart.

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Apply for the MedSLP Ed Certification Program here.

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An online course for SLPs who want to start or scale their own profitable and sustainable mobile FEES business.

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Dive deep into the nitty-gritty topics med SLPs face often. Whether it's how to do a clinical swallow evaluation using evidence-based techniques or how to advocate for access to instrumentation when administration or colleagues just don't get it, my guest writers and I got you covered.

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blogs help you make
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a compensatory strategy review for swallowing disorders 3-part series →

you're getting on my last cranial nerve 5-part series →

do you treat swallow based on the 3-phases or 17 impairments →
the step-by-step guide to advocating for access to instrumentation 4-part series →

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