Speech-Language Pathology - Continuing Education
Molloy College offers programming wherein participants are eligible to receive CEUs from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the accrediting organization for speech pathologists and audiologists. Programs are offered throughout the year, normally once in the fall and once in the spring. If you would like to be placed on our mailing list, please e-mail Cindy Thomas at: email@example.com or call her at: 516-323-3554.
The following information concerns the program that will be offered this fall:
Oral Motor Intervention: Feeding and Beyond
Friday, October 4, 2013; 8:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ● Wilbur Arts Center, Hays Theater, Rockville Centre campus
The Speech-Language Pathology Program, and the Office of Continuing Education, at Molloy College is pleased to present the program: "Oral Motor Intervention: Feeding and Beyond". The program will be presented by Leslie Faye Davis, MS CCC/SLP, NDT Instructor (Emeritus) and Dr. Cindy G. Arroyo D.A. CCC-SLP, the Director of the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Lab in the Hy Weinberg Center at Adelphi University.
This program will focus on treatment principles and strategies used in the evaluation and treatment of oral-motor and feeding problems. Emphasis will be on problem-solving and determining functional goals for developmentally disabled children. Video case studies will be used to illustrate intervention strategies and intervention techniques.
At the end of this program participants will be able to :
1) Identify significant aspects of normal and abnormal/compensatory oral-motor and feeding development.
2) Recognize the significant aspects of oral-motor and feeding assessment which relate directly to components of normal and abnormal development.
3) Formulate appropriate goals for oral-motor and feeding treatment programs.
4) Identify the appropriate applications of therapy techniques, including positioning.
5) Increase their repertoire of supportive therapeutic intervention strategies for oral-motor/feeding problems.
About the Presenters:
Leslie Faye Davis, MS CCC/SLP, NDT Instructor (Emeritus), is a speech pathologist who is widely known as a consultant and lecturer in the field of developmental disabilities. She brings to her presentations 45 years of experience providing direct service to infants, children, and their families.
Her direct hands-on knowledge, combined with her humor and warmth, creates an atmosphere that fosters audience interaction and learning while having fun.
Leslie has been an instructor of the basic and advanced speech sections of the Neurodevelopmental Treatment courses. She is recognized as a speech instructor Emeritus. She has taught both nationally and internationally in addition to maintaining a private practice on Long Island. She has served as adjunct faculty at well-known local universities including Adelphi University, New York University, and Queens College. Her publications include articles on normal and abnormal motor and speech development, respiration and phonation, feeding and pre-speech development.
Financial: Leslie Faye Davis is receiving compensation for this presentation from Molloy College. Non-financial: She has no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Dr. Cindy G. Arroyo D.A. CCC-SLP, received her doctorate and M.S. degree from Adelphi University. She is currently an Assosiate Professor in the Communication Sciences & Disorders program at Adelphi University. Dr. Arroyo is the Director of the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Lab in the Hy Weinberg Center at Adelphi University. She has more than 30 years of clinical experience providing augmentative and alternative communication evaluations and treatments for individuals with significant communication impairments. Dr. Arroyo's primary clinical and research interests are in augmentative/alternative communication, pediatric feeding disorders , and childhood apraxia of speech. She maintains a private practice working with the Early Intervention population and conducts assessments and consultations for schools and agencies in Nassau County.
Financial: Cindy Arroyo is an employee of Adelphi University and she maintains a private practice consulting with schools districts concerning early intervention. She is receiving compensation from Molloy College for this presentation. Non-Financial: She has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Date and Time
The program will take place on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 8:15-4:00 p.m.
8:15 - 8:45 Registration and Contiental Breakfast (included in your tuition)
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome/Introductions; Objectives of Workshop
9:00 - 10:00 Normal/Abnormal Components of Movement as a basis for Assessment & Intervention
10:00 - 11:00 Clinical Signs & Symptoms of Oral-Motor and/or Feeding Dysfunction
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:00 A Problem-solving approach to Treatment Strategies using Video Case Studies
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch (included in your tuition)
12:45 - 2:00 Continue Oral-Motor/Feeding Treatment Strategies With Video Case Studies
2:00 - 3:00 Discussion of Specific Techniques/"Tools"
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 4:00 Developing Appropriate Oral-Motor/Feeding Goals, Questions & Answers
The program is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs. Intermediate level; Professional Area). A certificate of completion will be issued at the conclusion of the program.
The program will take place in the Hays Theater in the Wilbur Arts Center on the Rockville Centre campus, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York 11571.
Directions and a campus map will be sent either with your registration confirmation.
Regular Registration until 10/3: $125
At the door: $135
Molloy Students: $10 (must register by 9/27)
Non-Molloy Students (provide copy of student ID at door): $50 (must register by 9/27)
Molloy Alumni: 10% discount
The course number is: SLP 1300 Section A. To register online, click here. To register, in person, by phone, by fax or by mail, click here. Confirmation of your registration and classroom assignments will be mailed or emailed to you upon receipt of your registration.
Refund Policy: A full refund will be granted as long as you contact us 1 week prior to each program. However, substitutions can be made until the day of the program at no charge.
Brochure and Mailing List
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For the current schedule of programs, please click here.
Speech-Language Pathology Department
Molloy's Speech-Language Pathology Department continues to offer a comprehensive undergraduate program in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology and will offer an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology beginning in September 2011. The Master's program in speech-language pathology at Molloy College is a Candidate for Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. This is a "pre-accreditation" status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of 5 years.
Additionally, our Speech, Language and Hearing Center has moved off campus to a larger facility and continues to serve the community by providing an array of evaluation and treatment services.