Gain real world experience in Pediatric
Dysphagia this summer through service learning in
From the city of Antigua, students study the anatomy and
neurophysiology of normal swallowing and pathophysiology in infants
and children. Through this didactic course on dysphagia assessment,
treatment, management and models of delivery, you’ll gain practical
experience working with the community through volunteer hours at a
local orphanage and/or hospital. Through your volunteer work and
class readings, you’ll obtain the necessary skills for
understanding embryological development, normal swallowing and
neurophysiology in infants and young children, the development of
feeding skills, and the identification, treatment and management of
ATTENTION: Students must contact Dr. Colodny before applying
to the program.
Graduate Course: *This program is
limited to St. John's Students*
- CSD 341: Management of Pediatric Dysphagia in a Developing
*Please note that this is a popular program with limited
space. We strongly advise that students apply well before the
application deadline to improve their chances of securing a space
in the program.
Professor: Nancy Colodny, Ed.D.
Dates: May 20—29, 2014*
*Please speak to Dr. Colodny before
making travel arrangements.
Program Fee: TBD plus tuition (airfare NOT
*Please note: Tuition and airfare are in addition to the program
fee. Please check the tuition based on your school and
how many credits you choose to enroll in while abroad.
**Looking for ways to help with the costs of studying
abroad this Summer? Check out the Licari Scholarship outlined on our Grants and
***Attention all Graduate
Please also not that, at this time, graduate students are unable to
apply through the St. John's UIS system. Graduate students must
submit a completed paper application and
an approved course
option sheet to the Office of Global Studies. Be sure to have
the course option signed by your dean or academic advisor to ensure
that you will receive credit toward your course of study.