The Vital Beat – Head and neck cancer patients test made-in-Edmonton Mobili-T®

Leslie O'Connor-Parsons

Written by Gabi Constantinescu

Gabi is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Alberta. She is also the CPO for True Angle. Her doctoral work directly influenced the design and development of the Mobili-T®, a mobile therapy system for swallowing exercise.

May 8, 2020

Thanks to new mobile technology, Scott Ellis and Leslie O’Connor-Parsons are finding it easier to swallow more than soup and soft food. Scott, 63, says he’s not coughing as much when he eats. And Leslie, 59, says she’s looking forward to expanding her diet.

“It is very empowering to think I might be able to choose what to put in my mouth,” says Leslie.

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