This is Part 4 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. Swallowing is important for the overall safety of the feeding process. This course will discuss the types of disordered swallowing patterns that interfere with eating and how those deficits impact the child's feeding as a whole.
Course created on January 4, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the basic areas of swallowing function.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the subtle/more descriptive areas of swallowing function.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify disordered swallowing in various video examples.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the possible functional impact of disordered swallowing.
|10-15 Minutes||Basic/descriptive swallowing movements|
|15-20 Minutes||Disordered swallowing movements|
|20-55 Minutes||Case studies and video examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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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