Date and Time: Wednesday, June 17, 5:00 pm Pacific (June 18, 8.00am Singapore / Malaysia / Philippine )
Adults with intellectual disability are at risk for dysphagia. The unique swallowing, feeding, and behavioral challenges experienced in this population are vital considerations in the assessment and treatment of these patients. This webinar will discuss the nature of dysphagia management in adults with intellectual disability by exploring the current evidence in this area and discuss the clinical experiences of speech pathologists who assess and treat adults with intellectual disability in the Intermediate Care Setting.
At the completion of this webinar, participants will:
- Understand the impacts of dysphagia in people with intellectual disability
- Identify the systems that must be considered in the assessment and treatment of dysphagia in those with intellectual disability
- Anticipate the physical-nutritional needs of those with intellectual disability as they age
- Describe the interdisciplinary team collaborations required to manage dysphagia in this population
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