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MARCH 19, 2019 WEBINAR - Pediatric Dysphagia: Impacts of Cranial Nerve [LIVE]


MARCH 19, 2019 WEBINAR - Pediatric Dysphagia: Impacts of Cranial Nerve [LIVE] 00010

Course Description

TalkTools Instructor and dysphagia expert, Colette Ellis, will be discussing the significance of the 12 cranial nerves upon other systems in the human body, with an emphasis on swallowing and feeding for pediatric clients. Instruction will include identifying the 6 pairs of cranial nerves, which systems each pair impacts, assessing functionality and impacts on swallowing and feeding.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify six pairs of cranial nerves relevant to speech and swallowing mechanisms.
  2. Understand the relationship between cranial nerves and subsystems of the body.
  3. Determine the different sensory, motor or dual function of cranial nerves
  4. Conduct an assessment on the impact of cranial nerves with regard to swallowing and feeding issues
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      Webinar Details

      CEUs: 0.2 (see TalkTools CEU Policy and Processfor more information)

      Schedule (01:00PM -03:00PM Eastern)

      • 01:00PM 01:10PM Welcome
      • 01:10PM 02:00PM Instruction
      • 02:00PM 02:10PM BREAK
      • 02:10PM 03:00PM Instruction
      • 03:00PM 03:10PM Wrap-up/Q&A
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      Presenter Bio

      Colette Ellis, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, BCS-S is a speech-language pathologist with over 38 years of clinical experience, holding Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, and is a member of the TalkTools® speakers bureau. She is the owner of 29th Street Therapy Center, and the lead clinician for Grady Memorial Hospital, both in Chickasha, Oklahoma. She has recently launched a mobile FEES (fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing) service to better serve patients and families who may not have access to specialized swallowing and voice diagnostics, (Advanced Diagnostics: Swallowing & Voice Specialists).

      She received her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Education in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Central Oklahoma. Colette specializes in the evaluation and treatment of feeding, swallowing, voice, neurogenic, cognitive and oral placement disorders (OPT) of all ages. Her areas of expertise include dysphagia, voice disorders, TBI (traumatic brain injury), and OPT. Colette has specialized training in speech/oral sensory-motor/feeding therapy, aphasia, apraxia, aqua therapy, Beckman techniques, MBSImP, video-stroboscopy, and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES). She is fluent in French, and has been invited to speak at numerous conferences and seminars across the United States and internationally. She teaches classes on sensory-motor feeding and swallowing disorders for ASHA and AOTA CEUs.


      Financial Disclosure: Colette is a member of the TalkTools® speakers bureau and receives speaker honorarium.

      Non-Financial Disclosure: She has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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