Tracheostomy Essentials: Communication
Communication Options for Tracheostomy and Mechanical Ventilation
Ten Communication Options for Individual with Tracheostomy and/or Mechanical Ventilation Individuals with tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation with an inflated cuff are unable to produce voicing,
Tracheostomy Communication Articles and Perspectives
Learning About Tracheostomy for Kids: Trachie-O Teaches Children!
Learning about Tracheostomy for Kids: Information from Trachie-O Potamus and Ginger Giraffe: This is Trachie-O-Potamus. You can call him Trachie-O if you would like. He
Review the different types of speaking valves and benefits for those with tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation: Passy-Muir, Shiley, Shikani, and Montgomery.
Ventilator Application of Speaking Valves
Assessment, trouble-shooting and advanced placement techniques of a speaking valve in-line with mechanical ventilation.
ALS and Tracheostomy
The decision for tracheostomy placement for a person with ALS is personal. Find out information on timing of tracheostomy, swallowing management and communication specific for ALS.
Speech Therapy for Kids with Trachs
Children with tracheostomy may have difficulty producing voicing. Here are speech therapy techniques and tools to help improve speech, voicing and airflow through the upper airway.
Blom Tracheostomy Tube System
The Blom Tracheostomy Tube System (Pulmodyne) is a specialized tracheostomy tube which can allow adults to vocalize either with the cuff inflated or deflated. This