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Coming to the Table: Feeding Support for Children With Medical Complexities (WEB19962)

Presenter(s): Marianne E. Gellert-Jones, MA, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session—a recorded session from ASHA’s 2020 Schools Connect conference—explores how to use the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework to develop comprehensive feeding support and caregiver training plans for children with complex medical needs. The speaker discusses the multifaceted impact medical complexities have on oral feeding and how the ICF framework can influence the assessment of a child’s feeding needs.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Using the ICF, list elements of assessment that can impact oral feeding in children with medical complexities
  • Develop appropriate feeding support plans using the components of ICF as a roadmap
  • Train caregivers engaged in feeding medically complex children

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.15
Item #(s): WEB19962
Available Through: July 08, 2025