Courses

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An Introductory Overview of Infant Feeding and Swallowing for SLPs

Presented by Charlotte Greville, R.SLP (C)

PediatricSLPFeeding and Swallowing
This course is designed to give the speech-language pathologist (SLP) an overview of infant feeding and swallowing for acute and outpatient settings. Many SLPs graduate with little to no knowledge of pediatric dysphagia. Following the completion of this course, the learner will enter a pediatric dysphagia setting with skills to assess and treat our youngest […]
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Assistive Technology for Language Based Learning Needs

Presented by Sara Valli M.A., CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPLanguage Development
This course will discuss specific assistive technology to support reading and writing in the classroom. A middle school case study will be included. Options for how to provide direct instruction for students with language based needs in the use of independent assistive technology for reading and writing in the classroom will be reviewed. This course […]
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Ethnic Skin and Hair Care in Acute and LTC Settings

Presented by Tamara M. Goff, COTA/L

AdultPediatricOTADLsCaregiver
This course will explore techniques used to care for African American patients including shampooing, styling, and upkeep of the varying hair textures that you may encounter. Additionally, it will also explore skin care issues and how, as a rehab professional, to incorporate cultural ideals into everyday intervention and clients’ activities of daily living (ADLs).
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The Speech Language Pathologist’s Role in Breastfeeding

Presented by Kelcy Bonham M.S., CCC-SLP and Raynor Murphy M.S., CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPBirth to 3Feeding and Swallowing
This course is designed to help support clinicians working with breastfed infants. It will address the SLP’s scope of practice, assessment, benefits of breastfeeding, and the counseling aspect of supporting this population and their families.
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Planting the Seeds: An Introduction to Neonatal Therapy Practice

Presented by Melanie Parker MS, CCC-SLP, CNT

PediatricOTPTSLPFeeding and Swallowing
As the field of neonatal therapy grows, therapists of any discipline may find themselves entering or trying to enter the fast-paced and intense environment of the neonatal intensive care unit with minimal guidance of how to learn, find information, and grow their skills. This presentation explores common ways to begin learning and developing skills as […]
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Trauma-Informed Care in Clinical Practice

Presented by Moses Costigan, BOccThy, Registered Occupational Therapist (AUS)

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPArticulationAutismLanguage DevelopmentMental HealthPediatric Brain Injury
This course furthers participants’ understanding of the principles of trauma-informed care and the neurobiological impacts of exposure to trauma across the lifespan. Participants will learn about the challenges individuals with trauma history face when accessing healthcare and how to utilize a range of personal and organizational practices to implement trauma-informed healthcare services.
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Autism: Understand, Counsel, and Support

Presented by Alyssa Williams M.S. CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPAutism
This presentation identifies and discusses specific early pre-verbal, verbal, and social features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and common co-occurring factors. It discusses when to refer a child for an autism evaluation and how to communicate with your client’s caregiver. The presenters will discuss ASD-specific assessments that may be utilized in an evaluation. The presentation […]
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Trauma Stewardship – The Science and Soul of Early Life Adversity

Presented by Mary E. Coughlin, MS, NNP, RNC-E

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPBrain InjuryFeeding and SwallowingLanguage DevelopmentMental HealthPediatric Brain Injury
This course will introduce the learner to the biology of toxic, traumatic stress along with short-term and long-term consequences. However, it is not just the patients and their families that are impacted, but the clinicians as well. Trauma stewardship opens hearts and minds to heal the hurts that often go unnoticed and discover creative, evidence-based […]
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An Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care and Practice

Presented by Moses Costigan, BOccThy, Registered Occupational Therapist (AUS)

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPArticulationAutismLanguage DevelopmentMental HealthPediatric Brain Injury
This course will provide a concise yet comprehensive introduction to trauma-informed care and practice for rehab professionals. Participants will learn how to utilize trauma-informed care in their practice and explore the impact of exposure to trauma and the incidence of trauma in different populations and clinical contexts.
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Complex Cases in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Presented by Heidi Lynn Miller, M.S. CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPAnatomy/PhysiologyFeeding and SwallowingPediatric Brain Injury
This course will review multiple complex cases in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) setting, specifically the speech language pathologist’s role and special considerations of this particular treatment setting. Attention to critical thinking skills and working on a team in a high-stress environment will be explored.
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Feeding Infants with Congenital Heart Defects (CHD)

Presented by Victoria Feaster, CCC-SLP, CNT

PediatricSLPAnatomy/PhysiologyBirth to 3Feeding and Swallowing
This course will include information on the incidence of developmental co-morbidities in infants with CHD, factors related to CHD that impact pre-operative and post-operative feeding ability, the components of a feeding evaluation and strategies that assist infants with feeding difficulty, IDDSI and the impact of thickening on feeding and flow rate, and considerations for safe […]
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Where We Fail Children with Acquired Brain Injury – And What to Do About It

Presented by Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPPediatric Brain Injury
Of children who experience brain injury between 5 – 15 years of age, less than 40% return for follow-up visits in first year post-injury. In this talk, we will discuss the perceived and real barriers to service access for this population and highlight current evidence supporting a variety of intervention techniques aimed at maximizing cognitive […]
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: From Identification to Intervention

Presented by Elizabeth Cleveland, ABD, CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPLanguage DevelopmentPediatric Brain InjuryPragmatics
This course explored the FASD diagnostic process, including identification and evaluation. The presenter uncovered common comorbidities and misdiagnoses for children with FASD as well as common communication deficits in people with FASD and offered techniques and intervention strategies for how to promote support and success for clients with FASD.
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Keeping Your Passion Burning Without Burning Out

Presented by Ginger Geldreich Jones, M.A., CCC-SLP

AdultPediatricPTMental Health
Burnout is a type of work-related stress. For those of us that love our work and our job, it can feel very disorienting to balance the emotions of loving the work and also feeling burnt out. In this course, we will explore what burnout is, what possible causes can be, and how we can protect […]
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Palliative Care and Pediatric Feeding & Swallowing

Presented by Tasanyia Sebro-Calderon, ClinScD, MS, CCC-SLP/TSSLD

PediatricSLPBirth to 3Birth-3Feeding and SwallowingLanguage DevelopmentNICU/PICU
Palliative care often involves a multidisciplinary team of specialists who aim to assist in maintaining or enhancing quality of life for patients who may or may not be terminally ill. This course covers content for families, caregivers, and providers who are unsure of what their roles should entail when advocating for patients who wish to […]
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Ain’t Misbehavin’: Nobody Taught Me About That

Presented by Vicki Graham, M.S., CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPLanguage DevelopmentPragmatics
SLPs face many challenges, including unexpected behaviors and how to deal with them. This course will give information to pediatric SLPs on behaviors you might encounter in your practice and tools for responding well.
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Safe and Positive Feeding Advancement for the 1-13 mo Infant with Cleft Palate

Presented by Allyson Goodwyn-Craine, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLC

PediatricSLPBirth to 3Feeding and Swallowing
Infants with cleft palate present with unique oral feeding challenges and compensatory swallow patterns. This course will guide the participant in key clinical considerations when developing feeding approaches that provide safe and positive feeding experiences for infants 1-13 months.
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A Call into the Wild: How Therapy Can and Should Move Outdoors

Presented by Daniel Flatt, M.S., CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPArticulationLanguage Development
This course will make the case for implementing traditional evidence-based language therapies within the context of nature. Reviewing his own experience developing nature-based intervention and translating nature-based pedagogy into speech-language pathology, the presenter provides recommendations for clinicians and researchers for bringing children and families we serve outdoors.
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Interdisciplinary Approach to Complex Feeders in Support of Breast Feeding

Presented by Allison Stamm, MA, CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPBirth to 3Feeding and Swallowing
This course was designed to help support clinicians working with babies in support of breastfeeding. It will address development, medical considerations, therapeutic interventions, and a suggested team model to best support both the baby and family.
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Differences Between Picky Eaters and Problem Feeders

Presented by Irene Bible, M.S., CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPFeeding and SwallowingPicky Eating
This course will define the differences between picky eaters and problem feeders. We will review seven characteristics that can assist in differentiating between the two groups. Basic strategies will be discussed that may help parents and therapists treat picky eaters.
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