Joan Arvedson

Joan Arvedson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Honors & Fellow, is internationally renowned for her pioneering research, instruction, and clinical work with infants and children who have feeding/swallowing disorders. She has been Program Coordinator of Feeding and Swallowing Services at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She is Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. She received her BS, MS, and PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was awarded Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2016, ASHA's highest distinction. Her leadership, clinical acumen, and research united therapeutic and medical/surgical disciplines. She is lead author for three reference books, three self-study publications for continuing education through ASHA Professional Development, and has more than 40 peer-reviewed articles and 12 book chapters. She has given more than 100 presentations at ASHA conventions, state conventions and national conferences, as well as international lectures/seminars in 64 countries. While director of speech-language pathology and audiology at Children's Hospital of Buffalo and as coordinator of feeding and swallowing services at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Dr. Arvedson takes a holistic, comprehensive approach to clinical and instrumental assessment and management/intervention with infants and children

Disclosure:
Financial: Joan Arvedson receives a honorarium from Education Resources as well as royalty payments from  Northern Speech Services.
Non-Financial: She has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.



Joan's Courses:

Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders (Intermediate-Advanced)



What others are saying:

Joan Arvedson is a wonderful presenter/teacher. She is truly a clinicians clinician with her functional, whole child approach. What a wealth of experience and information! -Leticia McAfee, SLP

As an occupational therapist, it is very difficult to find a course that teaches several different methods of evaluation and treatment for feeding and swallowing disorders. Dr. Arvedson did an amazing job bringing different presentation methods to offer ways to evaluate and treat feeding disorders. I would recommend this course to any therapist who is interested in learning about feeding and swallowing difficulties. -Shahnoor Dharamsi, OT

Dr. Arvedson is extremely interesting and provides excellent case studies that are relevant to her topics. She is highly knowledgeable and provides a lot offunctional informationI highly recommend this course! -Jennifer Stein, SLP

Dr. Arvedson was an extremely brilliant speaker. She presented this information in a professional way but made it easy for the entire audience to understandI will definitely look forward to taking another course from her. -Angela Brown, SLP

"As an occupational therapist, it is very difficult to find a course that teaches several different methods of evaluation and treatment for feeding and swallowing disorders. Dr. Arvedson did an amazing job bringing different presentation methods to offer ways to evaluate and treat feeding disorders." -Shahnoor Dharamsi, OTR

"Joan is extremely knowledgeable, thorough, organized, and kind. She is an incredible researcher clinician, and teacher. I highly recommend attending this conference!" -Alexandra Neely Oros, SLP