This is Part 4 of a week-long series, An Update on Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment: How to Do It and Why. New treatment options for individuals with swallowing disorders are being developed at a rapid pace. This course will focus on newly emerging treatments for individuals with swallowing disorders and the principles behind their use. This course is open captioned. (Part 1: Course 7678, Part 2: Course 7679, Part 3: Course 7680, Part 5: Course 7682)
Course created on July 14, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to list three principles of strength training and how they might be applied to dysphagia treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three newly emerging treatments for swallowing disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe new findings pertinent to use of electrical stimulation treatment for swallowing disorders.
|5-15 Minutes||Current state of the field|
|15-20 Minutes||Principles of strength training|
|20-55 Minutes||Newer treatments for dysphagia|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Debra Suiter, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Debra Suiter is Director of the University of Kentucky Voice and Swallow Clinic in Lexington, Kentucky. Together with Dr. Steven Leder, Dr. Suiter developed the Yale Swallow Protocol, a tool for determining aspiration risk. Dr. Suiter’s research and clinical interests focus on assessment and treatment of adults with swallowing disorders. She is the current Chair of ASHA’s Board of Special Interest Coordinators, a member of the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, and a member of the Dysphagia Research Society.
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