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Genetic Disorders and Swallowing: A Showcase of Pediatric Disorders (WEB19957)

Presenter(s): Catherine Turk, PhD, CCC-SLP; Christina Rappazzo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course Description

This session—a recorded session from ASHA’s 2020 Health Care Connect online conference—provides an overview of prevalent genetic disorders with an emphasis on pediatric feeding and swallowing complications. The speakers highlight currently available research and review best practices in assessment and intervention, including the use of videofluoroscopic swallow studies to underscore common swallowing deficits.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Explain feeding and swallowing patterns commonly observed in children with a variety of genetic syndromes
  • Identify risk factors in particular populations that warrant instrumental swallowing evaluations

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): WEB19957
Available Through: July 08, 2025