Parents of children with feeding disorders come to the initial evaluation with many concerns. It is important for the speech language pathologist to identify the areas of need, to determine possible reasons behind the feeding difficulties, and to identify effective treatment strategies.
Course created on June 25, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 parental concerns that bring a family to a feeding evaluation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe other areas of development that impact pediatric feeding disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the research behind parental reporting on feeding difficulties.
- After this course, participants will be able to list initial treatment techniques that may be useful in remediating pediatric feeding disorders.
|0-5 Minutes||Objectives and Introduction|
|5-45 Minutes||Parental Comments Related to Feeding Difficulties/Assessment and Intervention Possibilities Related to Those Concerns|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Jennifer Dahms is a pediatric speech therapist in Boise, Idaho. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. She has worked in pediatric outpatient clinics and Birth-to-Three programs in both Wisconsin and Idaho and currently has her own private practice, Valley Pediatric Feeding, LLC. Jennifer has dedicated her continuing education and professional focus on pediatric dysphagia and has presented at state and regional conferences, as well as numerous times with speechpathology.com. She has received ASHA’s ACE award in 2010, 2011, and 2013. Jennifer earned the Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders distinction in August 2011.
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