Dysphagia Phenotypes in Motor Neuron Disease - Disclosure

Course Description

This course provided information on motor neuron diseases, the impacts on swallowing and speech and exercise modalities that might be utilized to lessen decline in functional reserve.


1. Define at least three neurologic diagnoses classified under motor neuron diseases (MND).
2. Identify three visible and/or audible characteristics of lower motor neuron effects on the speech and swallow mechanism.
3. Describe two potential exercise modalities which can be used to lessen the decline of functional reserve among patients with MND.

Method of Participation

The estimated time to complete this online activity and exam is 1 hour(s). To receive credit, a passing grade of 100% is required on a short online quiz. You will have opportunities to retake the quiz to achieve a passing score. After you have completed your exam and evaluation you will be able to automatically print your credit letter.


ASHA Approved Provider

Intermediate level, 0.10 CE


Stephanie Gardon, MD

Molly Knigge, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Aidan Osborne, MS, CCC-SLP

Faculty Disclosure

In compliance with requirements of ASHA's Continuing Education Board concerning transparency in course planning, delivery and marketing, below is information of speakers' financial and non-financial interests relevant to the content of their presentations.

Instructional Personnel/Guest Speakers

Moderator: Amy Baillies, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Financial disclosures: UW Health– Salary, employment
Non-financial disclosures: None

Lecturer: Stephanie Gardon, MD
Financial disclosures: None
Non-financial disclosures: None

Lecturer: Molly Knigge, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Financial disclosures: UW Health – Salary, employment, manager
Non-financial disclosures: None

Lecturer: Aidan Osborne, MS, CCC-SLP
Financial disclosures: UW Health – Salary
Non-financial disclosures: None

Commercial Support

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