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20Q: Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS)
Presented by Karen J. Golding-Kushner, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
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Course: #8700 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course describes the characteristics of Velo-cardio-facial syndrome that are of the greatest relevance to SLPs: those that affect feeding, speech and language. Best practice for intervention is also explained.

Recognizing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) to Improve Outcomes
Presented by Dan Dubovsky, MSW, FASD Specialist
Live WebinarThu, Jan 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #8724 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will provide information on the importance of identifying individuals who may have a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. It will examine how the brain damage from prenatal alcohol exposure affects one's behavior, and best approaches for working with individuals with FASD and their families.

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Teaching Reading to Youth with Fragile X Syndrome: Should phonemic awareness and phonics instruction be used?
Presented by Allison Brazendale, Psy.D, Suzanne M. Adlof, PhD, Jessica Klusek, PhD, CCC-SLP, Jane E. Roberts, PhD
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Course: #8452 Level: Advanced1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case examined the question, “Would a child with FXS benefit more from phonologically-based reading instruction or whole-word training to improve reading skills?” The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed. A relevant assessment tool for this case is the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, Third Edition Brief Form (KTEA™-3 Brief).

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Best Practices for Assessing Communication Skills Prior to Preference Assessments for Students With Severe Developmental Disabilities
Presented by Miriam Boesch, PhD, Alexandra Da Fonte, PhD
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Course: #8453 Level: Advanced1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case examined the question, “Should practitioners conduct a formal or informal communication assessment prior to completing a preference assessment to accurately identify preferences for students with severe developmental disabilities?” The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed. A relevant assessment tool for this case is the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Third Edition (Vineland-3).

Integrating Mindfulness Techniques into Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology
Presented by Jennifer Llado, MS, CCC-SLP, Brenda Lovette, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8365 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This course will explore the use of meditation and mindfulness practices as it applies to pediatric speech-language pathology. Participants will be provided with a review of the research and instruction for practical application in the pediatric population.

Why Nonspeech Oral Motor Exercises are Not Effective for Changing Speech Sound Production
Presented by Gregory Lof, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA
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Course: #8192 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
The use of nonspeech oral motor exercises (NSOME) to change speech productions for children with speech sound disorders continues to be discussed and debated by researchers and clinicians. This course will provide an update on the controversy and will include information on the logic, theory and evidence related to why NSOME should not be used in therapy for this disorder.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Introduction and Implications for Feeding
Presented by Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8152 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 5 of a five-part pediatric feeding series. This course provides a basic introduction to the diagnosis of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE). Implications for treatment of developing feeders in regard to EoE and other diagnoses that require restriction of food items will be discussed. (Part 1: Course 8145, Part 2: Course 8146, Part 3: Course 8149, Part 4: Course 8151)

Congenital Heart Defects: An Overview and Impact on Feeding and Development
Presented by Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8151 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 4 of a five-part pediatric feeding series. This course provides an introduction to congenital heart disease, co-occurring problems, and associated diagnoses. The outcomes associated with congenital heart disease are discussed in relation to feeding, nutrition, and development. (Part 1: Course 8145, Part 2: Course 8146, Part 3: Course 8149, Part 5: Course 8152)

Constipation: Diagnosis, Evaluation, Treatment and Associated Disorders
Presented by Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8149 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a five-part pediatric feeding series. This course provides an overview of the evaluation and treatment of constipation. Constipation is a problem often associated with feeding and swallowing disorders in children. A review of some of the current literature relating to the topic is included. (Part 1: Course 8145, Part 2: Course 8146, Part 4: http://www.speechpathology.com/slp-ceus/course/congenital-heart-defects-overview-and-8151' target=top>Course 8151, Part 5: Course 8152)

Prematurity: Diagnosis and Related Conditions
Presented by Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8146 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a five-part pediatric feeding series. This course provides an introduction to prematurity and co-occurring problems and diagnoses. The outcomes associated with early experiences, short-term, and long-term implications are discussed in reference to feeding and development.