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SLP Course Details

Course # 5466
High-Risk Infant Follow-Up: The Population & the Assessment Process

Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT

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Course Abstract

High-risk follow-up is designed to provide identification and referral for early and later intervention for neurodevelopmental problems, as well as ongoing medical management of issues relating to growth. Speech pathologists are often part of the team of professionals servicing this fragile population. This course will provide an overview of the high-risk population, the risk factors themselves, and the assessment process that is used in the management of their care.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 problems associated with prematurity.
  • After this course, participants will be able to list 3 risk factors associated with high-risk infants.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the major components of the neurodevelopmental assessment process.
  • After this course, participants will be able to explain how to differentiate between high-risk follow-up and early intervention.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Overview of high-risk developmental follow-up
5-20 Minutes Defined risk categories & Associated Diagnoses
20-35 Minutes Outcomes and Specific Concerns
35-50 Minutes The Neurodevelopmental Process and Assessment
50-55 Minutes High-Risk and Early Intervention
55-60 Minutes Conclusions and Q & A

Average Rating

(25 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Review by: Kathleen on August 13, 2012
Inclusion of more of the recent research.
Review by: Tammy on August 12, 2012
clear concise information regarding terminology and assessment descriptions
Review by: Linda on August 10, 2012
Speaker really hit on all the major points possible in a one-hour presentation.
Review by: Anna on August 10, 2012
The speaker was very easy to listen to and to follow.
Review by: Christi on August 10, 2012
Relevant to my work, great speaker- you can tell she really knows the content
Review by: gabriela on August 9, 2012
very informative
Review by: Donna on August 9, 2012
Well organized and well presented with examples & videos. Current research & info was included.
Review by: Christene on August 9, 2012
Good information and an enthusiastic presenter
Review by: Navneet on August 9, 2012
It was a good overview. This will assist me in having a broader view as I continue my journey as early interventionist speech-language pathologist.
Review by: Susan on August 9, 2012
She had so much good detailed information. I was very impressed!
Review by: Kimberly on August 9, 2012
The information was clear and concise.
Review by: Sandra on August 9, 2012
she spoke clearly, I could follow her topics without difficulty, I enjoyed the material. The video was a nice bonus to help with understanding of the topic.

Course Information

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Course Presenter

rhonda mattingly

Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

Rhonda Mattingly is an assistant professor and clinical director in the Communicative Disorders department at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY.  She has been a speech language pathologist for 23 years and  has specialized in working with the neonatal population in the NICU for the past 14 years. She has a strong interest in research relating to the follow-up of infants considered high-risk as well as those with established developmental risks. 


Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


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