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Dysphagia Workshop for Speech Pathologists

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?

This course is available:

  • for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only.

Why choose this course? 

This workshop is a compulsory induction activity for all Speech Pathologists and is designed to further specialist knowledge of dysphagia management for individuals with cerebral palsy.

The workshop provides latest evidence based information on dysphagia assessment and management in practical and ready to use format. The course uses case-based learning and includes practice opportunities for goal setting and intervention.

What content does the program cover?

This workshop is a part of a suite of dysphagia training offers, which also include three 1-hour pre-recorded webinars. The webinars are a pre-requisite for the workshop, and cover the principles of mealtime assessment with children and infants with cerebral palsy and fussy feeding principles. The workshop is based on the foundational knowledge of the webinars and builds on it with more specialist knowledge and practical skills.

The workshop covers goal setting and intervention strategies typically used with children and infants with CP. Case studies and videos are used to demonstrate interventions, their primary objective, suitability, level of evidence and practical recommendations for implementation.

The presentation includes a range of multi-media examples, including videos, hand-outs, hands-on activities and group discussions.

Does the program have any pre requisites?

There are two 1-hour pre-recorded webinars

  1. Feeding assessment: Observation and information gathering
  2. Intervention for sensory based feeding difficulties

What is the cost?

There is no cost for this course

How long is the course? 

Duration: 1day
Time: Please see scheduled times or enquire below.

Please BYO lunch 

Where can I get more information?

Contact: The Training Alliance team
Email: training@cerebralpalsy.org.au 
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715 

Cancellation conditions apply

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Classes for Dysphagia Workshop for Speech Pathologists starting 1 Oct 2024