Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach - Timed Agenda

DAY 1
8:30am - 12:00pm (15 min. break at 10:45)
  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Therapeutic Feeding
    • Components of a Three-Part Oral-Motor Program
    • Factors Which Influence Feeding
    • Nutritional Concerns
    • Overview of Structures and Functions for Feeding
  • Chronological Development of Feeding Skills: Birth - 36 months
  • Assessment
  • LIVE Demonstration of Feeding Assessment or Taped Assessment
12:00pm - 1:00pm: LUNCH
1:00pm - 4:00pm (15 min. break at 2:15)
  • Understanding Sensory Processing in the Mouth
  • Sensory Practicum
DAY 2
8:30am - 12:00pm (15 min. break at 10:45)
  • Pre-Feeding Considerations/ Techniques to Prepare the Oral Mechanism
  • Planning a Program
  • LIVE Demonstration of Feeding Techniques
12:00pm - 1:00pm: LUNCH
1:00pm-4:00pm (15 min. break at 2:15)
  • Feeding Practicum/Hands-On Lab
    • Infant Feeding Techniques
    • Introduction to Spoon Feeding
    • Solid Foods
    • Cup Drinking
    • Straw Drinking
  • Discussion/Questions