First Bite #159 – August 17, 2021
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work for PFD in the Public Schools
(.1 ASHA and AOTA CEUs) For more info, click here.
In this episode, Michelle is joined by Kristen West, MA CCC-SLP, who helped establish a public school safe feeding program and served as a safe feeding consultant for the same educational agency. If you have ever wondered how to encourage your local education agency to embrace evaluation and treatment of pediatric feeding disorder (PFD), then join Michelle and Kristen as they walk you through the roles and responsibilities of team members, successful strategies the SLP can implement for their patient within the school, as well as functional strategies to ease the transition between early intervention and school-age services.
By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:
- Team members and their roles in treating pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) within the local education agency (public schools).
- 3 strategies that an SLP can implement for optimal treatment of PFD within the local education agency.
- 3 strategies to improve continuity of care between early intervention and the local education agency.