Valve: Keeping It On and Therapeutic
Steps to Follow
This webinar will focus on creative approaches used by speech-language pathologists in collaboration with patient families to address behavioral and medical factors during initial trials of the Passy Muir Valve.Clinicians and caregivers will be lead through the potential ‘next steps’ to optimize use of the valve for communication and swallow function with pediatric patients.Individualized maps based on common patient profiles will serve as examples for caregivers and professionals to integrate into daily use of the valve. The audience will be introduced to a variety of original and engaging therapy activities that address the use of the Passy-Muir Valve for functional communication and swallowing/feeding.
This course is 1.5 hours in length