This practical course focuses on how the sensory system impacts speech and feeding. Participants will learn to understand typical vs. atypical reactions to sensory input, how to assess sensory processing disorders, and how to apply sensory integration methods in a therapy session to achieve self-regulation.
Participants will be able to:
- Describe the 8 senses and what is typical vs. atypical.
- Understand the hidden senses and impacts on daily life.
- Define sensory processing disorders.
- Develop a sensory regulation plan.
InstructorsMonica Purdy, MA, CCC-SLP | Jen Ray MOT, OTR
- 10 Minutes: Sensory Processing 101
- 20 Minutes: Three primary patterns of sensory processing disorders
- 15 Minutes: The 8 senses
- 15 Minutes: Regulation and Arousal
- 30 Minutes: Common difficulties with sensory systems
- 15 Minutes: Oral perspective
- 30 Minutes: Sensory activities for self-regulation
- 30 Minutes: Developing as sensory assessment plan and sensory activity plan
- 15 Minutes: Collaboration is key
This program is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area). • 0.3 AOTA CEUs • 3 Instructional Hours (see TalkTools ASHA CEU Policy and Process for more information)
- Online ONLY for 1 learner -- ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE (downloadable workbook, forms and charts)
- Online + SUPPLIES for 1 learner -- ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE, plus the following supplies
- 1- Horn #1
- 1- Bubble tube
- 2- Toothettes
- 1- Finger cuff
- 1- Straw #4
- 2- Tongue depressors
- Group Rate for 5 learners
- ACCESS TO ONLINE COURSE for 5 learners
- 5 sets of SUPPLIES listed above
- jaw grading blocks
- jaw exerciser
- tongue tip lateralization
- straw kit
- horn kit
- bubble kit
- sensory bean bags