Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center of Maine
Meet the Team
Jean Ashland, PhD. CCC-SLP: Dr. Ashland is a speech language pathologist
and pediatric feeding and swallowing specialist. Before joining the Pediatric
Feeding and Swallowing Center of Maine she worked at Massachusetts General
MGH, Dr. Ashland was an integral member of the pediatric team for inpatient and
outpatient services in the Department of Speech, Language and Swallowing
Disorders. She participated in interdisciplinary clinics including: The
Pediatric Feeding/Swallowing Feeding Team, Craniofacial and Cleft Palate Team,
Pediatric Airway, Voice and Swallowing Center and Newborn Follow-Up Clinic.
Ashland has published more than twenty articles and book chapters on topics
including cleft lip and palate, pediatric swallowing, treatment of
velopharyngeal insufficiency and treatment of swallowing disorders in the
neonatal intensive care unit. She has taught about pediatric feeding, swallowing
and cleft lip/palate at Boston University, Massachusetts General Hospital
Institute of Health Professions, Harvard University and The Harvard School of
made numerous national and international presentations to profession medical
groups about pediatric feeding/swallowing and airway problems.
Danielle Fossa, M.S., CCC-SLP Danielle provides feeding assessment and treatment in-person and via teletherapy. She has extensive experience in working collaboratively with different professionals to support her clients. Danielle has presented nationally at ASHA conventions on feeding treatment approaches.