Conference Add-on Lecture Packs

Expand your conference experience with any of these focused educational series! In addition to the main conference, we are offering the option to extend your conference experience with 5 highly informative add-on lecture packages.

Navigating Challenges in the Care of Tongue-Tied Babies Lecture Pack

Tongue-tie comes with many varied questions and issues beyond just challenges with breastfeeding. This special focus package was designed to take a bigger picture look at some of the various clinical challenges that can arise when working with tongue-tied infants. Expand your knowledge of how to provide care in different settings and situations.

  • Therapeutic Considerations and Care Plans for Tethered Oral Tissues and Frenotomy During the NICU Stay
    Jacklynn Adele Knotts, OTR/L, CNT, IBCLC
  • Exploring the Impact of Ankyloglossia On Swallowing and Complementary Feeding
    Lillian Scott M.S., CCC-SLP, IBCLC
  • The Clinical and Diagnostic Challenges of Tongue-Tie
    Luis Ruiz-Guzman, Paediatrician. MSc Mother and child Health, Senology
  • Game Changers in a Tongue Tie Clinical Protocol
    Patricia Díaz Lorenzo, MD, Pediatrician, IBCLC, Doula
  • Evaluating For Tongue Tie Virtually or When Scope is Limited
    Renee Beebe M.Ed., IBCLC
  • Research Review: Evaluating Current Evidence on Tongue-Tie in Breastfeeding Infants
    Wilaiporn Rojjanasrirat, PhD, RN, IBCLC, FILCA, FAAN
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GOLD Learning Tongue-Tie Symposium 2023 Lecture Pack

If you're looking to expand your tongue-tie knowledge or need more continuing education credits, the Tongue-Tie Symposium from 2023 is a great way to add to your GOLD Tongue-Tie experience. The symposium consists of 10 presentations covering both essential skills and bigger picture issues. Expand your foundational knowledge and dive deeper into the complexities faced by tongue-tied infants and their families.

  • Navigating the Challenges of Tongue-Tie: Counseling and Anticipatory Guidance
    Adrienne Guirguis, IBCLC, CSOM
  • The Untethered Method Integrated: Team Approach to Assessment and Oral Habilitation
    Annette Leary RN, BSN, IBCLC & Shana Quarrie MSOT,OTR/L,IBCLC,C/NDT
  • Post Frenotomy Wound Management and Bodily Autonomy
    Effath Yasmin, MA, HDSE, CLEC, IBCLC, BCST, BFRP
  • Building a Clinical Tongue-Tie Care Plan Families Can Work With
    Eugenia (Gina) Nigro, BBA, IBCLC
  • Beneath the Surface: Anatomy and Physiology and How These Influence the Approach to Frenectomy
    Justin Roche, MB ChB, FRCPCH, FRCPI
  • Complex Cases of Tongue-tied Babies: What Do We Tackle First?
    Kathy Parkes, MSN-Ed, BSPsy, RN, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA
  • Feeding is Movement: Activities for Supporting Optimal Infant Oral Function
    Melissa Cole, MS, IBCLC
  • Trauma Informed and Family Centered Care! Keeping the Family Unit at the Center of a Tongue-Tie Treatment Model
  • The Impact of Tongue-Tie on Swallowing and the Implications for Breastfeeding and Starting Solids
    Sharon Smart, PhD, BSc, PGCert Higher Education Innovative Learning, CPSP, FHEA
  • Wondering about "The Wanderer?" The Vagus and Ankyloglossia
    Dr. Sharon Vallone, DC, FICCP
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Tongue-Tie 101: Fundamentals of Assessment and Breastfeeding Management Lecture Pack

If you're new to tongue-tie, want to brush-up on your knowledge of fundamental skills or just can't get enough of our amazing speakers, then this package is for you! This lecture pack provides tongue-tie essential skills from assessment through to how to help if a family chooses not to go the route of frenotomy.

  • Impact of Tethered Oral Tissues on the Fascial System
    Ankita Shah, MDS
  • Critical Assessment of Apparent Tongue-Tie
    Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC
  • Tongue-Tied and Troubled: A Breastfeeding Journey at Risk
    Christine Staricka, BS, IBCLC, RLC, CE
  • Untangling the Big Picture of Tongue-Tie Assessment
    Leslie R. Kowalski, PhD, IBCLC
  • Breastfeeding With A Tongue Tie. How Can We Help When A Tie Revision Is Not Possible?
    Meg Nagle, IBCLC
  • Frenectomy: The Importance of Anticipatory Guidance and Post Procedure Support
    Dr. Rajeev Agarwal, MD
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Breastfeeding Biomechanics: The Significance of Structure and Function Lecture Pack

Caring for babies with complex feeding issues requires a deep understanding of anatomy and physiology that goes beyond just the oral anatomy. This lecture pack provides content that will complement your tongue-tie knowledge and enhance your understanding of biomechanics, the link between structure and function and how structural issues can impact not just feeding but the infant's body as a whole.

  • Cranial Nerves: A Critical Component of the Process of Breastfeeding
    Alison K. Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, RLC, LMT, CST, RCST, PPNE
  • Neuroanatomy and Biomechanics: Breastfeeding as a First Movement Milestone
    Allyson Wessells, PT, IBCLC
  • Form and Function: Looking for Clues in Babies with Structural Issues Affecting Breastfeeding
    Aruna Savur, MBBS, DNB (Pediatrics), Advanced training in Neonatal Intensive Care, IBCLC, Certified Infant Massage Instructor
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