This course will review the incidence of children with feeding and swallowing in schools, the relationship to special education requirements, and common challenges that school-based SLPs face in addressing the needs of these children. It will discuss how to apply an ethical decision-making approach to these challenges, and provide specific ideas for resources to use in approaching the dilemma.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the ethical challenges of serving children with feeding and swallowing issues in schools.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify strategies for addressing ethical challenges associated with feeding and swallowing issues in schools.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain principles and rules of the ASHA Code of Ethics that may apply to ethical dilemmas associated with feeding and swallowing.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and background (incidence, special education and nutrition requirements)|
|10-15 Minutes||Review of typical feeding/swallowing challenges|
|15-30 Minutes||Review of ethical decision-making approaches, including pertinent principles and rules of the ASHA Code of Ethics|
|30-35 Minutes||Resources for consultation with feeding/swallowing issues|
|35-55 Minutes||Application of decision-making model to challenges|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP
Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP teaches ethics and professional issues and has served the profession as a member of the ASHA Board of Ethics and as ASHA Vice President of Standards and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology (2014-2016). During her years at the Virginia Department of Education, she became concerned regarding services for children with feeding and swallowing disorders in schools. She has presented on ethical issues, including issues associated with feeding and swallowing nationally. She is Professor and Department Chair at Longwood University in Virginia.
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