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Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
ASU Tempe Campus, Coor Hall, Rm. 170
Emily M. Homer, MA, CCC-SLP
School-based Swallowing and Feeding Consultant
Coordinator of the Speech/Language/Hearing Therapy Program in St. Tammany Parish Schools, LA.
Learn how to build a school team to help students in your school who have swallowing and feeding disorders. This course is for all school personnel, including district supervisors, state department of education directors, school-based SLPs, OTs, nurses and classroom staff. The one-day session will:
Upon completion of this course, the attendee should be able to:
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Introduction to Swallowing and Feeding Disorders
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Procedure: Working as a Team
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
“Students Eat Safely: Follow the Forms” Procedure
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
12:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Management of Swallowing and Feeding
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Behavioral Feeding Disorder
3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Emily M. Homer, MA, CCC-SLP, School-based Swallowing and Feeding Consultant, Students Eat Safely, LL, previous Coordinator of the Speech/Language/Hearing Therapy Program in St. Tammany Parish Schools in Louisiana. She is the 1999 recipient of the Louis M. DiCarlo Award for the establishment of an interdisciplinary dysphagia team in her school district. The majority of her 42 years in the field of speech/language pathology have been in the public school setting. She has presented nationally, at ASHA Conventions, ASHA Schools Conference and ASHA teleconferences. Author of Managing Swallowing and Feeding Disorders in Schools, Plural Publishing (2015). In addition, Ms. Homer has published articles on swallowing and feeding in the schools in Language, Speech and Hearing Services in the Schools, Seminars in Speech and Language, Communication Disorders Casebook: Learning by Example, and Survival Guide for School-Based Speech/Language Pathologists, Division 13 and 16 newsletters and has been featured in the ASHA Leader and Advance magazine. Ms. Homer served as the Chairman of ASHA’s working committee on dysphagia in the schools.