A Family’s Journey with Pediatric Dysphagia

This course focuses on discussing the parent's perspective of a child with dysphagia, surgical options for laryngeal cleft, treatment options for pediatric aspiration, and provides additional resources to further understanding.

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Dr. Taylor Arnold is a picky eating and pediatric nutrition expert.  She specializes in helping parents shape healthy relationships with food so their kids eat more veggies and don’t obsess over sweets.  Dr. A is a mom of two, has a PhD in nutrition, and is a pediatric registered dietitian.  She has a YouTube channel and podcast where provides FREE content and courses to parents about healthy feeding, picky eating, and infant solids introduction.  Her mission is to change the world by making this information accessible and affordable to EVERYONE, and to help parents raise the next generation of eaters to love and nourish their bodies.

Dr. Taylor Arnold, PhD, RD


Brianna Miluk, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC is a speech language pathologist and Certified Lactation Counselor who focuses on pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders. She especially loves serving infants and medically complex children. Bri strives to provide treatment that builds on responsive feeding approaches, is multidisciplinary, and considers a child's zone of proximal development and principles of neuroplasticity. She primarily works in the home health setting and enjoys mentoring future and current SLPs interested in PFDs.

Brianna Miluk, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC

Learner Outcomes:

  • Name 3 professionals who may be a part of an aerodigestive team. 

  • List two possible surgical interventions for laryngeal clefts. 

  • Describe a clinical indicator of silent aspiration. 

Financial and Non-Financial Disclosures:

Financial: Taylor received financial compensation from Pediatric Feeding Therapy, LLC.

Non-financial: Taylor manages Instagram account @growing.intuitive.eaters, YouTube channel Growing Intuitive Eaters, and has a podcast called Growing Intuitive Eaters.

Financial: Brianna is the founder and CEO of Pediatric Feeding Therapy, LLC and receives compensation for presenting continuing education courses. Bri receives a salary from Earthshine Speech and Language.

Non-Financial: Brianna is the cofounder and president of the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Foundation. She is also a volunteer ambassador for Feeding Matters. Brianna manages the Instagram page @pediatricfeedingSLP & is co-host of the podcast The Feeding Pod.



  • Introduction 0-5 minutes

  • Parent Perspective of Child with Dysphagia 5-30 minutes

  • Surgical Options for Laryngeal Cleft 30-35 minutes

  • Treatment Options for Pediatric Aspiration 35-55 minutes

  • Resources 55-60 minutes


How to get ASHA CEUs:

-Watch Pre-recorded course in its entirety

-Complete 5 question post-quiz scoring 80% or higher

(you can retake the quiz)

-Make sure name, e-mail, address, and ASHA

number are correct in Thinkific account


*ASHA CEU option begins 9/18/2021

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