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CHRYSODAKTYLOU FOTEINI
FOTEINI CHRYSODAKTYLOU

SPEECH THERAPIST

Head of Feeding and Swallowing Disorders Department, IASO Pediatric Clinic
  1. Pediatric
  • Education & Academic Titles
    • BSc Speech Pathology & Therapy, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh Scotland U.K
    • Diploma: Basic Post Qualified Course in Adult Acquired Dysphagia (QMC Scotland U.K)
  • Professional Experience
    • 1993: She worked as a speech therapist in the UK, NHS (National Health Care) Queen Margaret Hospital all day clinic, after completing her basic degree in Speech & Language Pathology & Therapy, BSc in Edinburgh, Scotland, with the main subject being dysphagia, for which she was trained in the technique of Videofluoroscopy (VFSS)
    • She was in charge of two local pediatric clinics and a member of the medical education team
    • Since 1996, her experience included being a member of the interdisciplinary team of:” ΕΚΨΨΥ Π.Σακκελαρόπουλος”, «ΓΝA ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΑ» ICU of Acute stroke, «ΕΡΡΙΚΟΣ ΝΤΥΝΑΝ», the first Voice & Phonotherapy Clinic, the first speech therapy clinic for Voice and Pediatric Dysphagia at “IATRIKON HOSPITAL ATHENS
    • Founding member of the “Athens Voice and Swallowing Center
    • Specialized in Infant & Pediatric Dysphagia in United States of America
    • Member of NANT (National Association of Neonatal Therapists)

  • Clinical Interest
    • She continued her training in the USA in various educational and hospital contexts in neonatal & infant intervention such as Wakemed Hospital, NDCAP NICU N.Carolina, "Baptis Healthcare Hospital", "San Antonio Texas", Chappelhill University N. Carolina,  William A. Sands Hospital at the University of Florida
    • Certified in the use of the NOMAS (Neonatal oral-motor assessment scale) and EFS (Early feeding skills) assessment tools, GPA (Get Permission Approach) intervention for children with PFD. Performs VFSS Videofluoroscopy swallow study for infant & children

  • Recent Publications
    • "How early.... can early intervention be?" in the book "Speech Therapy Autism, Communication Disorders, Neurodegenerative Disorders" of PAL
  • Membership in Societies and Editorial Boards
    • Member of NANT (National Association of Neonatal Therapists)
    • PAL (Panhellenic Association of Logopedists)