Intentional Caregiving in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): How the Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Can Support Infant Development – Live Webinar

Presented by:  Casey Lewis, M.S., CCC-SLP, CNT, NTMTC

Wednesday, October 23rd

8:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM CST / 6:30 PM MST / 5:30 PM PST

After this webinar, you will be able to…

  • Identify neurosensory vulnerabilities of the preterm infant

  • Identify methods to adapt care that positively supports development of the brain and sensory system

  • Define the speech-language pathologist’s (SLPs) and neonatal therapist’s roles in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as related to infant swallowing.


  • 8:30-8:45: Introduction

  • 8:45-9:15: Neonatal therapy defined: Life in the NICU

  • 9:15–9:45: The neonatal integrative developmental care model and supportive neonatal therapeutic interventions

  • 9:45-10:15: The Speech-Language Pathologist’s role in protecting oral experiences

  • 10:15-10:30: Wrap-up and questions

This program is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)

Speaker Information

Casey Lewis will receive an honorarium for this webinar from Mobile Dysphagia Diagnostics. She also receives a salary from HCA Healthcare and TexScope, LLC.
No relevant non-financial disclosures.

Additional Info and FAQ:

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?  

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be emailed to you. Once completed, we will email you a certificate of completion within 48 hours.  You have 14 days to complete the test.

If you’d like to earn ASHA CEUs for the presentation, we can report your completion to ASHA. ASHA CEUs are awarded to those that meet eligibility criteria by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the ASHA CEU Participant Form from the ASHA Approved CE Provider.

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Who is this webinar appropriate for?  

The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.

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