First Bite: A Speech Therapy Podcast

Fed, Fun, Functional, Resources for the Pediatric Speech Pathologist

About the show

Join Speech-Language Pathologist: Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC for First Bite - Fed, Fun and Functional Resources for the Pediatric SLP. If you're a SLP who has more questions than answers when it comes to treating your medically complex/fragile pediatric patients, this podcast is for you! Michelle 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. Each episode of First Bite is worth .1 ASHA CEU for speech therapy after completing the accompanying PodCourse through SpeechTherapyPD.com.

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Episodes

  • 45: The Balanced Speech-Language Pathologist - Cheris Frailey, MA, CCC-SLP

    May 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Cheris Frailey, MA, CCC-SLP - Michelle sits down with friend and mentor Cheris and they talk about all things work-life balance. Cheris shares her insights on the best ways to maintain emotional health so as therapists we can best serve our patients.

  • 44: Mysteries of Muscle Memory and AAC - Rebecca Hoke, MA CCC-SLP

    April 24th, 2019  |  57 mins 4 secs
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Rebecca Hoke, MA CCC-SLP - Michelle sits down with Becca and they discuss the impact that AAC has on developing vital muscle memory and the best practices in order to achieve therapy goals.

  • 43: Mastering the Coaching Model for the EI Clinician - Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP

    April 17th, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Co-Host: Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP - Michelle and Erin sit down and discuss the best methods and practices to use when putting together and implementing a framework of treatment plans for the medically fragile children on your caseload.

  • 42: How to Build a Private Practice for Beginners! - Carla Brown, MSP, CCC-SLP

    April 10th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Carla Brown, MSP, CCC-SLP - Michelle sits down with Carla and they discuss the things that they have learned from their private practices and offer advice to SLPs looking to venture out on their own.

  • 41: So about that AERODigestive Tract? - Dr. Fred Garner, ENT

    April 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Fred Garner ENT - Michelle sits with Dr. Fred and they discuss all things pediatric ENT and the impact breathing can have on childhood sleep and behavior.

  • 40: Functional Feeding From Birth - Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI

    March 27th, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP - Michelle sits down with Diane and they discuss the development of the human mouth and resources available to feeding therapists.

  • 39: Common to Uncommon Genetic Conditions and their Accompanying Functional Feeding Disorders - Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP

    March 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 22 mins
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Co-Host: Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP - Erin and Michelle discuss different genetic conditions that can impact a child's ability to feed effectively and/or inhibit growth and development entirely.

  • 38: The Spectacular Power of Listening - Jason P. Wigand, AuD, CCC-A

    March 13th, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Jason P. Wigand, AuD, CCC-A - Michelle sits down with long time friend Jason Wigand and they discuss how to optimize therapy for hearing impaired patients and how to ensure that the environment encourages successful therapy.

  • 37: What’s the difference between SLPs and SLPA’s anyways? - Crystal A. Murphree-Holden, MA CCC-SLP

    March 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Crystal A. Murphree-Holden, MA CCC-SLP - Michelle sits down with long time friend and mentor Crystal Murphree-Holden and they discuss the differences in scope of practice between SLPs and SLPAs.

  • 36: Drowning in your CF year? You can survive this! - Leslie Wilfong, MSP, CCC-SLP

    February 27th, 2019  |  57 mins 20 secs
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Leslie Wilfong, MSP, CCC-SLP - Michelle sits down with her former CF Leslie Wilfong, MSP, CCC-SLP and they discuss all things CF year challenges.

  • 35: Rapid Fire Resources for Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology Issues - Erin Forward, MSP-CF-SLP

    February 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Co-Host: Erin Forward, MSP-CF-SLP - Erin flips the script on Michelle once more and they discuss all of their favorite pediatric SLP resources and how to best use them.

  • 34: The National Down Syndrome Society Advocacy Team and You! - Nicole Patton

    February 13th, 2019  |  56 mins 25 secs
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Nicole Patton - Michelle sits down with Nicole and they discuss all things Down Syndrome Society advocacy. They talk about the legislative steps they are taking to improve the lives of special needs populations.

  • 33: Private Practice Pet Peeves - Andi Lary, MS CCC-SLP

    February 6th, 2019  |  54 mins 44 secs
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Andi Lary, MS, CCC-SLP - Michelle sits with one of her mentors and friends Andi Lary and discusses some of the many challenges that face SLPs working in Private Practice

  • 32: Leadership Qualities for the Modern Female SLP - Treva Graves, MS, CCC-SLP

    January 30th, 2019  |  59 mins 36 secs
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Treva Graves, MS, CCC-SLP - Michelle sits down with Treva and they discuss all things female leadership! Specifically highlighting image, executive coaching, and accent reduction.

  • 31: Critical Thinking for Clinical Case Studies - Erin Forward, MSP-CF-SLP

    January 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Co-Host: Erin Forward, MSP, CF-SLP - Erin interviews Michelle about some particularly complex case studies similar to those faced by EI therapists regularly.

  • 30: Never Fear… Dr. Kay Toomey and SOS Feeding are Here! - Dr. Kay A. Toomey

    January 16th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins
    asha, ceu, continuing education, slp, speech language pathology, speech pathology, speech therapy

    Guest: Dr. Kay A. Toomey - Michelle sits down with the incredible Dr. Toomey and discuss using the SOS approach to feeding therapy and the steps one can take to learn more about the approach and earn certifications.