Best Practices in Pediatric Feeding, Speech and Mouth Development - TIMED AGENDA

DAY 1 
Morning Session 8:30am-12:00pm (BREAK - 10:30AM)
  1. Key Assessment Concepts
  2. Disorders We Treat
  3. Useful Anatomy and Physiology
  4. Sensory Processing and Motor Function
  5. Typical Face and Mouth Development/Function
  6. Health Problems Our Clients Encounter
LUNCH 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Afternoon Session 1:00pm-4:00pm (BREAK - 2:15PM)
  1. Hand-Mouth Connection Activities
  2. Extinguishing Detrimental Oral Habits
  3. Teething and 4-Part Drooling Treatment
  4. Oral Massage, Jaw, and Respiratory Experiences
  5. Grading/Dissociation/Direction of Movement Activities
  6. Horns, Bubbles, and Other Respiratory Work
DAY 2
Morning Session 8:30am-12:00pm (BREAK - 10:30AM)
  1. Treatment Session Components/Suggestions/Modifications
  2. Infant Breastfeeding and Bottle-Feeding
  3. Spoon-Feeding
  4. Cup- and Straw- Drinking
  5. Taking Bites and Chewing
  6. Age-Appropriate Food and Liquid Progression (Literature-Based)
  7. Eating and Drinking Experience
LUNCH 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Afternoon Session 1:00pm-4:00pm (BREAK - 2:15PM)
  1.  Feeding Delays and Differences
  2. Resolving Picky/Selective Eating
  3. Typical Feeding Development Highlights (Literature-Based)
  4. Typical Speech and Communication Development (Literature-Based)
  5. Components of Intelligible Speech
  6. Childhood Dysarthria and Apraxia of Speech
  7. Motor Speech Treatment
  8. Auditory Processing, Teamwork, and Resources