Rona Alexander

Rona Alexander, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, C/NDT - A longtime member of the Education Resources faculty and an accomplished author, Rona Alexander is a speech-language pathologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of oral motor, feeding/swallowing, and respiratory-phonatory function in infants and children with neuromuscular involvement. Dr. Alexander is a qualified speech instructor in Neuro-Developmental Treatment, delivering expert clinical knowledge and a personable instructive style through her basic pediatric and advanced NDT courses. She is a co-author of the book, Normal Development of Functional Motor Skills: The First Year of Life, and co-developer of The ABCs of Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing. She also has served as a member of the ASHA Steering Committee for Special Interest Division 13: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Dr. Alexander maintains a private practice, provides consultation services and conducts workshops on oral motor, feeding/swallowing, and respiratory coordination development, assessment and treatment.

Financial: Rona Alexander receives a honorarium from Education Resources as well as royalty payments from The Hammill Institute on Disabilities and Clinician's View.
Non-Financial: She has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Rona's Courses:

Assessment and Treatment of Children with Oral Motor, Feeding/Swallowing and Respiratory Function Challenges: Children with Neuromuscular Involvement

What others are saying:

The clinical and diagnostic insights that Rona presents make the course a must for a SLP. She will hold your interest and attention! -Roberta Burgia SLP

Rona presented incredible information that relates to all disciplines. She taught fantastic strategies for efficient everyday practice. -Brian C. Perkowski, PT.

Rona is an excellent speaker with a wealth of up to date,functional information. One of the best courses I have attended. -Erica K. Wentzel, MOT, OTR/L

"The best course I've been to, all information I can use on Monday when I get back to work! Any pediatric SLP should take this course." -Melissa Eck, SLP

"Excellent workshop. Huge amount of update - even for a therapist with 40 yrs of pediatric experience! Able to cue in to current philosophies and treatment regimes for immediate affect on the treatments I do in the medically fragile setting. Thank you." - Cynthia Johnson, OT

"It is a genuine privilege to learn and be taught by Rona Alexander, a master clinician in her field.

"Rona was absolutely outstanding. She has a rich experience and complex understanding of oral motor, feeding and swallowing that is hard to find. throughout her presentation she provided invaluable precious nuggets of information to help all pediatric therapists."
Rebecca Pokluda,OT