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Speech-Language Pathology
Virtual: Identifying and Treating Swallowing and Feeding Disorders in the School Setting Session 1 and 2

ESC-20 provides training, technical support, resources and information about speech therapy for students who have communication disorders.

Important Session Information:

**Participants must be registered by 11:59 p.m. on 10/12/23 to receive webinar information.**

This course is intended to provide school system swallowing and feeding team members, including school based SLPs, OTs, PTS, nurses, and classroom staff, with the information necessary to establish and maintain safe, efficient, and enjoyable mealtimes at school for students with disabilities. The session will address the foundations for addressing swallowing and feeding in the schools including:
· knowing why districts must address swallowing and feeding disorders,
· the importance of administrative support, and
· a district-approved team procedure.
The session will also provide information related to service delivery, linking medical teams and school teams, and working closely with parents and caregivers.

Learning objectives:

1. Define swallowing and feeding disorders, state the signs and symptoms of students at risk and recognize what parents/caregivers may report. 2. Provide 4 reasons why school districts must address swallowing and feeding. 3. Explain the educational relevance of addressing swallowing and feeding in the schools. 4. Identify the necessary components of an interdisciplinary swallowing and feeding team procedure.

Presenter: Emily Homer  CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

No partial credit will be provided.  Participants must attend the full course in order to receive credit. 

This program has been submitted for approval of 6 clock hours of continuing education credit by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing-Association (TSHA) and by the Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.


Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Friday, October 13, 2023

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) CEU
(6) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Evelyn Villarreal
Emily Homer
Date Time Location
10/16/2023 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM Education Service Center Region 20 - Virtual 19
1314 Hines, San Antonio, 78208
10/17/2023 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM Education Service Center Region 20 - Virtual 19
1314 Hines, San Antonio, 78208
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