Dysphagia in the Schools: An Introduction for SLPs


Autism Priority Project


This tutorial will provide a basic overview of how school-aged children typically swallow, and briefly discuss what can go wrong. Included in this tutorial are the following topics: Normal Swallowing Anatomy Normal Development Typical Swallow What Can go Wrong with the Swallow Possible Abnormalities of a Swallow HOT Topics – Why this Information is Important to me as a SLP in the School Setting


Communication/Language Disability Characteristics Speech/Language Impairment