Perspectives on Pediatric Dysphagia: A Discussion with SLP, OT, and Otolaryngology | Timed Agenda

  • 9:00AM-9:10AM: Introductions and disclosures, review of course objectives and resources to utilize during the course
  • 9:10AM-10:20AM: Review of embryology and the feeding and swallowing consequences of prematurity 
  • 10:20AM-10:30AM BREAK
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM: Review of the neurological underpinnings of swallowing
  • 11:00AM-11:45AM: Review of the pediatric airway, swallowing mechanism, and the anatomical changes that occur with development
  • 11:45AM-12:15PM LUNCH
  • 12:15PM-1:00PM: Discussion of surgical considerations as well as pre-surgical and post-surgical intervention strategies when working with pediatric dysphagia
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM: Foundations for addressing feeding and swallowing skills in infants and toddlers
  • 2:00PM-2:15PM BREAK
  • 2:15PM-3:15PM: Current practices, tools, and strategies to use when treating pediatric dysphagia
  • 3:15PM-3:45PM: Case studies with audience participation 
  • 3:45PM-4:00PM: Questions and Comments