This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional Area).
Approved for 1.00 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Overview
Description of Multiple Sclerosis
Types of MS
Typical SLP Evaluation and Treatment
Section 3: SLP Evaluation for Dysarthria
Jennifer’s Speech Concern
Section 4: SLP Evaluation for Language and Cognitive Deficits
Is There a Language Deficit?
Jennifer’s Speech, Language, and Cognitive Diagnosis
Section 5: SLP Evaluation of Dysphagia
Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Measures
Jennifer’s Swallowing Ability
Section 6: Additional Considerations
Interprofessional Team Collaboration
Community Resources and Support
Section 7: Conclusion
Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist with over 30 years of experience. She obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology from Jacksonville State University and her Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology from The University of Alabama. She worked with clients of all ages and a variety of diagnostic conditions in school, hospital, skilled nursing facility, outpatient clinic, and home health settings. In her previous role as a national clinical director for a large contract therapy company, she created training programs for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology related to the clinical rehabilitation needs of older adults in post-acute care. She currently draws upon her expertise in her role at Relias as Lead Subject Matter Expert Writer for Speech-Language Pathology. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Disclosure: Susan Almon-Matangos, MS/CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.