hidden Henry F.

Henry F.

I am … A Survivor. My life has been greatly affected by dysphagia after I had my stroke. Everywhere I go, everywhere I am, I’m always choking on my own saliva. People say to me, “May we help you? Are you ok?” I always say: “No, I’m fine.” It can be really annoying because even

hidden Megan M.

Megan M.

I am … A Survivor. Immediately after my stroke, my vocal chords were paralyzed and I was unable to swallow at all. I had a tracheotomy for 2 months and a peg tube (a tube used for feeding) for 10 months. I participated in speech therapy every day in the time immediately following my stroke,