Speech, Language, Swallowing Treatments //

Aphasia / Dysarthria


Swallowing Diagnostics Inc. is a provider of mobile and office-based diagnostic services performing Modified Barium Swallow studies, Ultrasound studies and X-Ray in the South Florida area for 10 years. SDI was founded by Debra Tarakofsky, an experienced board-certified speech pathologist with a master's degree from Nova Southeastern University in speech and hearing science. She brings expertise in working with the geriatric population for 14 years in the South Florida area. Her training includes performing Modified Barium Swallow Studies in both hospitals and with mobile units, as well as independent coursework in dysphagia and modified barium swallowing procedures with the leading researchers in the field.

Services are performed by a team of licensed, certified professionals. We use state-of-the-art equipment designed specifically for these procedures. Our board certified physician's are working diligently with our licensed technician's to provide expedient and accurate testing interpretation, results and recommendations, which are then recorded with a copy left at your facility or faxed to your office.

We eagerly await servicing your patients.


The staff of Swallowing Diagnostics performs an extremely professional service. After the modified barium swallow, you know what your recommendations are and what you need to do to eat safely. They go above and beyond!