Angela Mansolillo, MA/CCC-SLP, BCS-S is a Speech-Language Pathologist and Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing Disorders with over 25 years of experience. She is currently a senior Speech-Language Pathologist at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, Massachusetts where she provides evaluation and treatment services for adults and children with dysphagia and is involved in program planning and development for inpatient and outpatient programming including quality improvement initiatives, patient education, and clinical policies and protocols. In addition, she is an adjunct faculty member and provides clinical supervision at Elms College Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Over the course of her career, she has worked in a variety of clinical settings, provided numerous regional and national presentations, and lectured at several colleges and universities throughout Massachusetts.
Ms. Mansolillo received her Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from Rhode Island College in 1983 and earned her Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology in 1985 from the University of Connecticut. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing association and is a member of Special Interest Division 13, which focuses on swallowing and swallowing disorders.
In order to assess swallowing and identify swallowing disorders accurately, clinicians must have an appreciation of normal swallowing and must be adept at gathering pertinent… read more
Clinical assessment of swallowing is the foundation on which appropriate dysphagia treatment plans are built. This course will provide clinicians with up to date approaches… read more
Once the clinical swallow evaluation has been completed, a clinician is sometimes left with a number of questions to answer regarding how to best manage… read more
Clinicians are regularly faced with the challenge of managing swallowing disorders in elderly individuals with impaired cognition. This course will review the medical consequences of… read more
Individuals with cognitive impairment present specific challenges to the dysphagia clinician. This course will provide participants with strategies for implementation of effective management plans to… read more