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From Palliative Care Australia Palliative Matters Stories about living, dying and Palliative Care

speech pathology

  1. 10 minutes with Laura Chahda

    1 June 2016

    Speech pathologist Laura Chahda recalls the rewards of supporting a woman who had motor neurone disease so she could keep communicating with her family as her symptoms progressed. Laura says many people don’t realise that speech pathologists are also swallowing specialists. Their work can help prevent choking and aspiration pneumonia, and improve hydration, nutrition and quality of life.


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