This is Part 2 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. Tongue functioning is important for the control of food and liquid during the feeding process. This course will discuss the types of disordered tongue movements that interfere with eating and how those deficits may impact the child's feeding as a whole.
Course created on December 11, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the basic areas of oral motor functioning for tongue movements.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the subtle/more descriptive areas of oral motor functioning for tongue movements.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify disordered tongue movements via video examples.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the possible functional impact of disordered tongue movements via video examples.
|10-15 Minutes||Basic/descriptive tongue movements|
|15-20 Minutes||Disordered tongue movements|
|20-55 Minutes||Case histories, video examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Jennifer Dahms completed her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. She has worked in two different counties in Wisconsin, providing Birth-to-Three and outpatient therapy services. She moved to Boise, Idaho in 2006 and initially worked for St. Luke’s Idaho Elks Rehabilitation Services for two years. Jennifer then opened her own private practice, Valley Pediatric Feeding LLC, in October 2008. Over the course of her career, she has focused the majority of her continuing education on pediatric feeding disorders. Jennifer earned ASHA’s ACE Award in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017. She initially became Board Certified in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders in 2011. She is a member of the Dysphagia Research Society and is a SIG 13 member. Jennifer has presented on pediatric feeding disorders at state and regional conferences as well as with several online webinars.
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