WVDHA Midwinter Session:

February 8th, 2020

Please join us this upcoming February at the Advanced Technology Center of South Central WV at Bridge Valley CTC in South Charleston, WV. We will be providing CE hours, vendor exhibits, and refreshments in the morning as well as lunch.

The courses will be as followed:

Tobacco Cessation and Vaping presented by Suann Gaydos, RDH, MSDH, NCTTP

Associate Professor, WVU Department of Dental Hygiene

Cariology and CAMBRA presented by Amanda Stottlemeyer, RDH, MS

Associate Professor, BridgeValley CTC Department of Dental Hygiene

The Significance of Collaboration Between Dental Hygienists and Speech Language Pathologists presented by Ashley Krieger, MS, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor, West Liberty University


Sat, Feb 08
Advanced Technology Center (ATC)
Feb 8th, 2020 CE Course

Course Objectives:

Ashley Krieger, MS CCC-SLP

Ashley is an assistant professor at West Liberty University in the Speech Pathology and Audiology Program. Prior to working at WLU, she worked in the clinical setting at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP) for 12 years. She continues to practice clinically one day a week at CHP in their multi-disciplinary feeding clinic. Her main area of expertise is pediatric dysphagia, specifically in patients with complex medical needs. She also has a passion for cross-discipline collaboration during patient care. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and maintains licensure for clinical practice in the state of Pennsylvania. Ashley resides in Pittsburgh with husband, Brian, and children, Bodie and Max. In her free time, she and her family enjoy taking advantage of all city life has to offer. She is looking forward to sharing her passion and knowledge with the conference attendees today.

Presentation Title:

The Significance of Collaboration Between Dental Hygienists and Speech Language Pathologists


Presentation Objectives:

1.       Review dental appointment accommodations for patients with diagnosed aspiration or at risk for aspiration

2.       Summarize guidelines for during and after visit care if aspiration is suspected during dental appointment

3.        Identify oral anatomical differences that impact speech and/or feeding development

4.       Determine appropriate referral if oral anatomical differences are observed during dental appointment

Last year's course:

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