Catherine S. Shaker, MS/CCC-SLP, BRS-S is a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist at the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children, Orlando FL. With 35 years experience in pediatrics, she is nationally recognized as an expert in and invited lecturer regarding swallowing/feeding across the continuum of pediatric settings, including neonates, medically-fragile infants, and children through school age. An ASHA Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, Ms. Shaker has been an integral part of large Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units for over 25 years and is known for her work on Cue-Based Feeding Approaches in the NICU. She has published several manuscripts on NICU intervention, and co-authored The Early Feeding Skills Assessment Tool for NICU Infants.

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