Techniques Used to Change Behaviors in Pediatric Feeding Disorders
Presented by Nancy Swigert, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S (Life Member)
Originally Broadcast October 24, 2023
TAD Talk Description: A variety of approaches are used to treat psychosocial-based feeding disorders in children. These may include environmental interventions, sensory and nutritional approaches, and behavioral interventions. When skill deficits also exist, oral sensorimotor skills must be developed. This TAD talk focuses on the behavioral interventions used to change behaviors (either increase or decrease them). The goal of these behavioral interventions is to change maladaptive mealtime behaviors and improve the child’s nutritional intake, growth and weight gain.
Target Audience: Caregivers/parents of children with pediatric feeding disorders and speech-language pathologists and other healthcare providers who work with children with feeding disorders.
Meet the Presenter
Nancy Swigert, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S (Life Member)
Nancy B. Swigert, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S (Life Member), speech-language pathologist, is president of Swigert & Assoc., Inc., her consulting company, through which she continues to teach and write in pediatric and adult dysphagia. She received her master’s degree from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She is a former President of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Council of State Association Presidents, and was President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 1998. She received the Honors of ASHA in 2015. She chaired the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders from 2012-2014. She has numerous clinical publications with ProEd and the 3rd edition of The Source for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing was released this year.
CEUs: No ASHA CEUs are offered for this webinar.
Cost: FREE. This webinar has been made free to all registrants thanks to a generous unrestricted educational grant provided by Bracco Diagnostics and the educational sponsors of the NFOSD.
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