This is Part 1 of a five-part pediatric feeding series. This course provides an introduction to multiple factors associated with feeding development and includes a review of typical milestones. A summary of conditions that can disrupt the normal process is introduced. (Part 2: Course 8146, Part 3: Course 8149, Part 4: Course 8151, Part 5: Course 8152)
Course created on September 5, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to list the 3-step hierarchy of functions important to human beings in relation to feeding.
- After this course, participants will be able to name 3 ways developmental readiness influences feeding progression.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 ways in which relationships impact feeding development.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of factors influencing feeding development|
|15-25 Minutes||Anatomy of feeding and swallowing|
|25-30 Minutes||Typical reflexes and phases of swallowing|
|30-45 Minutes||Feeding development 0-36 months|
|45-50 Minutes||Early experiences and the impact on feeding|
|50-55 Minutes||Summary of factors that can disrupt typical feeding development|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP
Dr. Rhonda Mattingly is an Associate Professor and the Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and Communication Disorders at the University of Louisville. She has been a practicing speech-language pathologist since 1989 and has spent most of her career working with infants and children with feeding disorders. Dr. Mattingly has provided services in the early intervention, outpatient, and inpatient settings. She worked at Norton Children’s Hospital, formally Kosair, and performed instrumental and clinical feeding and swallowing evaluations on preterm infants, term babies, children, and adolescents. She has provided ongoing treatment and parent/staff education both at Kosair and at the other facilities. In addition to other classes, Dr. Mattingly teaches a full semester graduate course in pediatric feeding and swallowing and has taught continuing education courses on the topic in over fifty cities in the U.S. and in Madrid, Spain. She is currently working with adults and children with swallowing disorders in her practice at University of Louisville Physicians and is performing pediatric fiberoptic endoscopic swallowing evaluations in the Louisville area.
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