Health Care Connect - Pediatric Health Care

Pediatric Dysphagia: Let’s Figure It Out (HC21)

Saturday, July 21
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Room 316
CE: 0.2 ASHA CEUs/2.0 PDHs

The Illinois Early Intervention Training Program has approved this session for 1.5 hours of EI credential credit in the area of Atypical Child Development and 0.5 hours in the area of Assessment.

This session is eligible for Pennsylvania Act 48 professional education hours.

Pediatric feeding and swallowing problems affect many infants and children with complex medical and health problems. These problems affect both the child and family. This session will present a framework to diagnosis and treat affected children. The speaker will discuss case studies to illustrate decision-making for functional feeding goals.

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Maureen A. Lefton-Greif, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Maureen A. Lefton-Greif, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, is a professor of Pediatrics, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is an ASHA Fellow and a founding member of the Board of Certified Specialists in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Lefton-Greif is an expert clinician in pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders and has presented on feeding/swallowing development and its disorders nationally and internationally. Her research focuses on standardization of fluoroscopic images from bottle-fed children with dysphagia and respiratory-swallow coordination in progressive diseases with pediatric origins. Her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and the Ataxia Telangiectasia Children’s Project.

Financial Disclosures: Salary from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; research funding from NIH/NIDCD and the Ataxia Telangiectasia Children's Project; royalty for course development from MedBridge Education; financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures: ASHA member

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