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OT Assistant

Swallowing Disorders 115
Evaluating Feeding and Swallowing in Infants and Children


  • Describe the common role of various members of the feeding and swallowing team
  • D emonstrate an understanding of the various models of teamwork
  • Discuss how the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health model can be used to map the various areas that need to be considered when performing an assessment of a child’ s feeding and swallowing skills
  • List essential areas to be covered in a case history
  • Describe key components of a clinical feeding evaluation
  • Discuss factors that need to be considered when assessing hospitalized children with acute health issues and children in the community with chronic health issues or developmental delay
  • Demonstrate an understanding of assessment considerations for infants and for older children
  •  Discuss pediatric-specific issues that need to be considered when performing imaging studies

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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