Each episode of First Bite is worth .1 ASHA CEU for speech-language pathology after completing the accompanying PodCourse through SpeechTherapyPD.com. If you're a speech therapy professional who has more questions than answers when it comes to treating your medically complex/fragile pediatric patients, this podcast is for you! Join Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP as she offers her own unique insights and interviews colleagues that are experts in their respective fields with the goal of inspiring and illuminating all aspects of diagnosing and treating this unique population.
September 12th, 2018 | 51 mins 41 secs
Guest: Melissa Montiel, MS, CCC-SLP - Michelle sits down with Melissa and they discuss common confusion and misconceptions related to Clefts.
September 5th, 2018 | 50 mins 8 secs
Guest: Gregg Black, MD - Michelle sits down with Gregg Black and discusses EI allergy testing and why it's an important step to take to minimize issues in later childhood.
August 29th, 2018 | 52 mins 59 secs
Guest: Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP - Erin flips the script on Michelle and interviews her about the value of working as a "Bagless SLP"
August 22nd, 2018 | 31 mins 19 secs
Guest: Jennifer Tardy - Michelle picks Jennifer's brain about how to get referrals and drum up additional business through various methods.
August 15th, 2018 | 54 mins 53 secs
Guest: Juliana Miller, MS, CCC-SLP - Michelle sits down with Juliana to follow up her conversation regarding supervision with Stephanie Schank from episode 3, this time from the supervisors perspective.
9: "AAC and ECSE and Literacy…those three words can be in the same sentence fragment?" - Diane Postman M.Ed
August 8th, 2018 | 47 mins 6 secs
Guest: Diane Postman M.Ed - Michelle and Diane seek to demystify how AAC and emergent literacy can work in an ECSE classroom with a “push-in” approach.
8: "So… We Have That Tube and Now the SLP is Going to Get Them to Eat… Right?" - Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP
August 7th, 2018 | 46 mins 28 secs
Guest: Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP - Michelle sits down with Erin Forward once again to discuss an SLP's role in feeding.
July 25th, 2018 | 51 mins 15 secs
Guest: Karina McCollum - Michelle sits down with Karina to discuss how ECSE teachers and therapists can best work together for their kiddos.
July 18th, 2018 | 47 mins 50 secs
Guest: Abbey Bishop, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC - Michelle speaks with Abby about topics covered in lactation evaluation and other feeding related questions SLP's face daily.
July 11th, 2018 | 53 mins 36 secs
Guest: Jeremy Ponds, RD - Michelle sits down with Jeremy to discuss feeding tubes for little ones and important things for the SLP to know.
4: "Pediatric Dysphagia Evaluation in Home Health…. Wait, What… We Can do That… and Bill For It?" - Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP
July 4th, 2018 | 44 mins 53 secs
Guest: Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP - Michelle and Erin dive into the world of pediatric dysphagia in home health.
June 27th, 2018 | 55 mins 21 secs
Guest: Stephanie Schank - Michelle and Stephanie discuss supervision and anxiety from the perspective of a student clinician.
June 20th, 2018 | 46 mins 35 secs
Guest: Abby Bishop, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC - Michelle and Abby discuss the relationship between Speech Therapy and Lactation Counseling
June 15th, 2018 | 51 mins 5 secs
Guest: Jeremy Ponds, RD - Michelle and Jeremy sit down to discuss common SLP questions regarding various formulas.