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SpeechTherapyPD.com Presents
Understanding Dysphagia
Michelle Dawson | MS, CCC-SLP, CLC
About the Understanding Dysphagia Podcast
In honor of Dysphagia Awareness Month, June 2021, Dysphagia Outreach Project has pooled some of their great thought leaders together to inspire us all with a 10 part miniseries! Their mission: to ignite the passion in their fellow SLPs to evaluate and treat dysphagia, from the NICU to End of Life Care, with the highest evidenced-based practice available all while motivating us to advocate for our patients and their caregivers through education and volunteering. Brought by SpeechTherapyPD.Com, each episode is accompanied by an audio course registered for .1 ASHA CEU. Tune in, be inspired, change the world! 



Unlimited subscriptions start at $79 / Year

About Michelle

Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, Coordinator for Clinical Education and Assistant Clinical Professor with the Master of Speech-Language Pathology at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC, is the acclaimed host of “First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional” a weekly Speech Therapy Podcast that addresses “all thangs” Pediatric Speech Therapy which is presented by Speechtherapypd.com.  Recently, Michelle authored, "Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders". She is an accomplished lecturer; traveling across the nation delivering courses on best practices for evaluation and treatment of the medically complex infant, toddler, and child with respect to their pediatric oropharyngeal dysphagia, pediatric feeding disorder, as well as language acquisition within the framework of Early Intervention.  She has served as the Treasurer for the Council of State Association Presidents, is a Past President of the South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, a 2017 graduate of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Leadership Development Program, a 2020 recipient of the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Awareness Champion from Feeding Matters, a 2021 recipient of the Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement from the South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, and six time recipient of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s ACE Award for continuing education.

Recent Episodes
Accompanying Audio Courses

Each episode of Understanding Dysphagia is accompanied by an audio course worth .1 ASHA CEU. Follow the course links below to complete the audio course and earn credit. Audio courses can be purchased individually for $24.99 or as part of your subscription with SpeechTherapyPD.com. Unlimited subscriptions start at $79/year.

Understanding Dysphagia - Advocacy
Guest: Multiple Presenters
ASHA Credit: 0.10
Understanding Dysphagia - Pediatric Aerodigestive Tract Disorders
Guest: Multiple Presenters
ASHA Credit: 0.10
Understanding Dysphagia - End of Life
Guest: Multiple Presenters
ASHA Credit: 0.10
Understanding Dysphagia - Stroke
Guest: Multiple Presenters
ASHA Credit: 0.10
Understanding Dysphagia - Pediatric Feeding Disorder
Guest: Multiple Presenters
ASHA Credit: 0.10
Understanding Dysphagia - Head and Neck Cancer
Guest: Multiple Presenters
ASHA Credit: 0.10
Understanding Dysphagia - Trauma
Guest: Multiple Presenters
ASHA Credit: 0.10
Understanding Dysphagia - NICU
Guest: Multiple Presenters
ASHA Credit: 0.10
Understanding Dysphagia - Neurodegenerative Diseases
Guest: Multiple Presenters
ASHA Credit: 0.10