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Treatment of Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in School-Age Children (On Demand Webinar) (PD102659)

Presenter(s): Pamela M Dodrill, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CNT
Course Description

This webinar explores what pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) can look like in school-age children and outlines practical management strategies, therapeutic compensations, and skill-building activities. The speaker also addresses the importance of coordinated care.

Related Courses

This course is part of Key Courses on Feeding and Swallowing in Schools.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Identify service delivery options for optimal outcomes for school-age children with PFD 
  • List three types of therapeutic compensations that can be used for school-age children with PFD 
  • List three skill-building activities that can be used for school-age children with PFD


  • Overview of PFD and what this can look like in the school-age child
  • The importance of coordinated care for the child with PFD
  • Therapeutic compensations for the child with PFD
  • Skill-building activities for the child with PFD
  • Summary

Presenter Information

Pamela Dodrill, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CNT, is an SLP specializing in the area of pediatric feeding and swallowing. She has worked in this area for over 20 years. Before relocating to Boston to work at Boston Children’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital NICU, she trained and worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Australia. Pamela has numerous publications in this area, and regularly presents at international scientific conferences on this topic.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Salary from Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • Boston Children's Hospital - Honorary
  • Feeding Matters - Medical Advisory Board

Assessment Type

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

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete and submit the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: February 14, 2023
End date: February 16, 2028

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): PD102659
Available Through: February 16, 2028