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    VitalStim Registry
    Search the current list of VitalStim Providers who hold a Specialty Certificate and VitalStim Instructors who teach the VitalStim Specialty Program

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    Attention all VitalStim Providers!:
    After 12 years and over 700 events, the VitalStim Therapy assessment-based program is now an Accredited Specialty Certificate. Congratulations!
    This is a validation of what you do and the special skills you share with those you treat. You dared to challenge yourself and your patients to reach beyond traditional treatments and traditional results. Everything you do matters, and you have made a difference.
    - Lesley Mateer, M.S., CCC-SLP
    President, CIAO!

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    Current Calendar
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    Looking for a continuing education course?
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    Club CIAO!
    2015 Unlimited CEUs through online education!
    Only $125!

    SLP, PT, OT video education, webcasts, and e-courses.
    Immediate access and printable certificates.

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    Private Courses
    You choose the course. You choose the date. We do all the rest...

Each year, CIAO puts together the most up-to-date tools and resources for treatment teams in various populations. Treating patients takes a passionate creative person. I understand that dedication. CIAO offers courses that keep therapists current, marketable and successful while giving each therapist the attention they deserve...all with Southern Hospitality.

I truly enjoy taking care of people who dedicate their lives to taking care of others. "Save the Therapists!"
- Lesley Mateer, President, CIAO

    CIAO continues to be the exclusive provider of VitalStim Specialty Certificate and the leader in NMES for Dysphagia training.

    CIAO Products
    Check out the great materials CIAO has to supplement your learning!
    Books, CDs, DVDs, and CIAO gear. Grab some today!

    Physical Agent Modalities (PAMs) is designed to educate OT and COTA in the use of electro-physical agents in the areas of electrical stimulation...

    Pediatric Feeding
    Feeding Therapy: It's Not Just About Swallowing

    Myofascial Release
    One of our most loved courses!
    SLP's, OT's and PT's learn soft tissue and joint restriction techniques to address the abnormal swallow

    Webinars for teachers, school-based therapists, special education teachers, and parents who help children succeed.