Speech Language Pathologists and Dietitians: Partners in Dysphagia Management

October 13, 2015

9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. ET

Sponsored by SIG 13 Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

As a follow-up to recent SIG 13 Perspectives articles (see list of articles below) that highlight the importance of nutrition considerations during dysphagia treatment, this Live Online Chat will give participants the opportunity to discuss the advantages and challenges of partnering with dietitians for effective dysphagia management. The following experts will be available for questions:

  • Michael A. Crary, PhD, FASHA, Professor, Speech-Language Pathology, Swallowing Research Laboratory, and Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Central Florida
  • ​Rima Birutis, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Kristin A. R. Gustashaw, MS, RDN, LDN, CSG, Advanced Level Clinical Dietitian, Media Relations Liaison, Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition, Department of Food and Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center
  • Michele Wesling, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital
SIG 13 Perspectives Articles:



This free event is open to all ASHA members (it is not offered for CEUs).

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