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PFDM 6001 Acquisition/development of feeding/swallowing skills in children (Semester 1)


Alexandra Heinsen-Combs, Hannah J. Tahhan

Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course provides a thorough understanding of normal swallow physiology in a developmental context in children, from birth to school-age. Etiological factors for possible differences in this physiology are introduced. Specific content on feeding development in children is also incorporated. Evidence-based practice issues are incorporated into all aspects of the course.