1yr; Day 412 – miss party pants

Hi Everyone, Corey had a tough day. Her discomfort didn’t allow her to fully participate in OT or Speech. She had a mid-day shower and that seemed to help with her afternoon PT session. By 4:30 she was sound asleep! We have noticed that Corey is sleeping more this...

1yr; Day 411 – music is key to unlock the voice

Hi Everyone, Corey definitely wants to eat! She not only woke up and asked her night nurse for water, she also asked for Pasta. Diane will be working with Corey this week and next to build up her tolerance for swallowing. She has to be able to swallow up to 1 teaspoon...

1yr; Day 410 – stay “in it”

Hi Everyone, Corey had an excellent Speech session today. Diane gave Corey a thickened apple juice to try some swallow exercises. Corey did very well. Diane wants to try a few more “flavors” and consistencies but she believes Corey is ready for a swallow study. She...

1yr; Day 409

Hi Everyone, Corey had a quiet day. She is still suffering with her mouth pain, so we went back to the doctors this afternoon. The doctor is going to try to aggressively attack the yeast infection that is the root of the thrush. We are hoping that if we can heal the...
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