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Webinar: Swallowing Exercises with Biofeedback

Wednesday, November 18 at 5pm Pacific (8pm Eastern)

Webinar Description:

This presentation will discuss the management of swallowing difficulties through rehabilitation exercise, define visual biofeedback and why it may be an important adjunct to swallowing exercise, and how to get the most out of biofeedback.

This presentation is for healthcare professionals, persons with swallowing disorders and their caregivers, and students.

This webinar will be recorded and made available approximately 2 weeks after the live broadcast.

Meet the Presenter

Gabriela Constantinescu, PhD, R.SLP, S-LP(C)

Gabi is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Alberta and CPO for True Angle. She is a clinician researcher with over a decade of experience assessing and treating swallowing difficulties. Gabi’s doctoral research directly influenced the design and development of a mobile swallowing therapy device called Mobili-T, now a product of True Angle. In her doctoral work, Gabi was the recipient of several awards, including Avenue Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40, the Clinician Fellowship from Alberta Innovates Health Solutions, and the Dr. Alice E. Wilson Award from the Canadian Federation of University Women. Most recently, Gabi was awarded the 2020 Michael Donovan NFOSD Innovation Award at the Dysphagia Research Society conference.

Cost: FREE. This webinar has been made free to all registrants. We recognize the financial hardship that is impacting many people due to the pandemic. As a non-profit, we feel this too. The NFOSD wants to thank Bracco Diagnostics for their unrestricted educational grant.

Following completion of your registration, you will be directed to a voluntary donation page. Any monetary gift is deeply appreciated and will go to expanding our Virtual Swallowing Support Group to meet the needs of our community.

The NFOSD Webinar Series is funded by an unrestricted educational grant provided by Bracco Diagnostics

CEUs: No ASHA CEUs are offered for this webinar.