Perspectives, SIG 5, Vol. 2, Part 1, 2017

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Perspectives, SIG 5, Vol. 2, Part 1, 2017

This Part includes papers addressing service delivery during transition of care for young adults with cleft lip/palate, prosthetic management for velopharyngeal dysfunction, and psychosocial risks of children with cleft lip and palate. The speech-language pathologist’s role in appropriate transition of care for young adults with cleft lip/palate is discussed. Two types of prosthetic devices used in the management of velopharyngeal dysfunction are highlighted through case studies. Ways to identify and manage known psychosocial risks in children with a cleft palate are reviewed.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • describe the components of a model of care for the adult with cleft lip/palate
  • define the speech-language pathologist's role within the model of care when transitioning care of an adult with cleft lip/palate
  • describe the typical process of fabricating a palatal lift or nasal obturator in a patient with velopharyngeal dysfunction
  • list the 3 strategies used in evaluating velopharyngeal dysfunction when considering prosthetic management
  • list three common psychosocial risks for children with cleft lip and palate
  • identify two strategies used to manage psychosocial risks in patients with cleft lip and palate

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Continuing Education

: 0.15 PDHs: 1.5
: 7/18/2017 to 6/27/2020
: Intermediate

Product Information

Item #(s): WEBS0520503
Client Age: Children
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
Language: English
Author: A Collaborative Project of ASHA Professional Development and SIG 5, Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Disorders

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