This course focuses on how to approach pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders using a medical, nutritional, motor (oral and gross), and behavioral approach. Highlights include: extensive information on medical and nutritional management, prioritizing, intervention strategies and specific therapy techniques for common feeding problems.
About the Speaker
Krisi Brackett, MS, CCC-SLP is a Pediatric Feeding and Dysphagia Specialist with over 20 years of experience. She is currently Co-director of the UNC Pediatric Feeding Team at the NC Children's Hospital, UNC Healthcare, Chapel Hill, NC. The team consisting of pediatric GI, speech and nutrition provides multidisciplinary feeding approach. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill. Krisi publishes the popular feeding blog, pediatricfeedingnews.com. Krisi is currently assisting with several pediatric feeding research projects as part of the feeding team and with the UNC research group The Feeding Flock, feedingflock.web.unc.edu. She performs MBSS and FEES in the pediatric population. She is certified in pediatric neuro-developmental training and is a member of ASHA. Krisi lectures nationally, sharing information on medical management and therapeutic strategies for handling this special population.
Friday, February 19th and Saturday, February 20th, 2016
Workshop location: Easter Seals Blake Foundation
7750 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson AZ 85710
Accommodation recommendations available upon request.
Cost: $395.00 per person, when registration and payment is received prior to January 29th, 2016. Fee increases to $449.00 thereafter. A reduced rate is available for parents and students. Group discounts for professionals available, call for details.