An online learning opportunity presented by Brianna Miluk – The Paediatric Feeding SLP, where you can dive deep into the unique challenges presented by medically-complex cases.
This workshop replay will focus on assessment and treatment for children with developmental disabilities, severely restricted range of foods, and/or medical complexities.
Strategies and special considerations will be provided for populations including but not limited to, cerebral palsy, genetic syndromes, degenerative diseases, craniofacial conditions, tracheostomy/ventilator dependence, tube weaning, and NPO status.
Emphasis will be placed on sensorimotor and neuroplasticity principles with a trauma-informed, family-driven approach to support recommendations and treatment.
Interdisciplinary team collaboration and how to support building a referral network will be discussed. Case examples are provided to support application-based learning.
Upon completion of this workshop replay, you will be able to:
- Describe four strategies to support building oral and pharyngeal dysphagia skills in children with medically complex diagnoses.
- Explain oral care considerations for patients at risk of aspiration.
- Discuss feeding practices for patients with tracheostomy or ventilator dependence.
- Apply tube weaning strategies intro practice
Please note that the course content will be available once the live event has concluded (from 15 March 2024).