Dr. Ruth Horning Stonestreet, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Professor Emerita, Fellow- ASHA, Fellow-NAP, BCS-CL is a self-proclaimed “seasoned SLP” and has spent the majority of her career serving the pediatric feeding population. She’s sharing her experiences working with various syndrome disorders and those with orofacial anomalies, the need for early intervention, and advice for the future of pediatric feeding. Dr. Stonestreet is a wealth of knowledge and a joy to discuss all things SLP with!
Dr. Stonestreet shares the importance of the SLP’s role in counseling, continuing education, and parental empowerment. If you work with peds or want to someday, this episode is full of golden nuggets of wisdom just for you!
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In this episode, you’ll hear:
• What working with the pediatric feeding population looked like in the 70s and 80s
• Recent literature that has confirmed the work from that time
• Direction for the future generations of SLPs working with pediatric feeding populations
• How SLPs can improve patient and family experience with empathetic counseling skills
As always, thanks for listening!