This course provides an overview of pediatric dysphagia, with a specific focus on the role of the speech-language pathologist in the assessment and treatment of infants and children with dysphagia. Clinical protocols for clinical and instrumental assessments are reviewed and options for treatment interventions are summarized.
Course created on November 14, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the range of pediatric conditions with accompanying dysphagia and the role of the SLP in the assessment and management of dysphagia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe protocols for clinical and instrumental assessments of pediatric dysphagia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the types of treatment interventions for infants and children with pediatric dysphagia.
Claire Kane Miller, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Claire Kane Miller holds a clinical and research position in the Division of Speech-Language Pathology and serves as the Program Director of the Aerodigestive and Esophageal Center/Interdisciplinary Feeding Team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She has a faculty appointment as a field service associate professor- affiliate in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and holds an assistant professor - affiliate appointment in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Cincinnati. Her research and clinical interests are in the area of pediatric dysphagia, with a focus on instrumental swallowing assessment and clinical management of infants and children with congenital and acquired airway anomalies. She has authored numerous publications and presented nationally and internationally on aspects of pediatric dysphagia.
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