Swallowing and Feeding Services in Schools
In this program, learn a step-by-step procedure for identifying students with dysphagia, while establishing safe feeding plans that utilize an interdisciplinary team comprising school personnel, parents, and physicians. In addition, you’ll learn how to establish therapeutic plans for students with swallowing and feeding disorders that range from monitoring and consultation to working with parents and physicians on transitioning to/from feeding tubes.
You will be able to:
- identify effective models of swallowing and feeding intervention in the schools
- select appropriate members of swallowing and feeding teams
- define two primary components of swallowing and feeding plans
- define the types of students who may be at risk for swallowing and feeding disorders