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November 8th | Pediatric Feeding Disorder Conference

November 8th, 2020 | Pediatric Feeding Disorder Conference: Functional Approaches to Evaluation and Treatment of PFDs a Seminar from First Bite Podcast

Recording available at SpeechTherapyPD

Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, Erin Forward MS, CCC-SLP, Reva Barewal, DDS, Elizabeth Halpin, MHS, OTR/L, SCFES, Melissa Blandford, MS RD, LDN

In this 4 hour course, a panel of presenters will share ideas on how to collaborate with care team members to help their clients reach their most potential.  

Topics of discussion will include the Importance of Transitional Foods, the vitality of Occupational Therapy for pediatric feeding, and the benefits of bringing the blender to the tube. 

Finally,  the last hour will be spent looking at two case studies with the presenters working through evidence based practice of assessment and treatment for hypothetical individual with a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as a second hypothetical case of an individual with Spastic Cerebral Palsy and a Seizure Disorder

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