Cassidy Kobialka, SLP
|Organization||Whitman Hospital Therapy Services|
|Master's School||Meridian Health Science Center|
|Special practice interests||
Continuing education courses: Interrelationship between the oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal phases of swallowing, radiographic functional assessments, pediatric feeding/swallowing development and disorders, respiratory-swallowing coordination, neurological impairment, speech acoustics in dysarthria, pediatric aquatic therapy, and birth to three early intervention and speech/language development.
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES), Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT-LOUD)
Therapist Certifications: Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES), Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT-LOUD), Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP),Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile (MBSImP) registered clinician, and certified VitalStim provider.
Cassidy’s primary areas of professional interest include neuroplasticity after acquired brain injury and feeding/swallowing disorders. Her clinical practice serves patients in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient care for individuals with neurogenic diseases, feeding/swallowing disorders, head and neck cancer, and pediatric speech and language delay. She has specialized training in objective dysphagia evaluations and has extensive experience administering and interpreting Modified Barium Swallow Studies (MBSS) as well as Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluations of Swallow (FEES).