Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach
Date: August 19 - 20, 2017
Location: New Delhi, India
Presenter: Lori Overland, M.S., CCC-SLP | Monica Purdy, M.A., CCC-SLP
This covers the complex issues surrounding feeding disorders are discussed. The class reflects new research and understanding of sensory processing and the impact on feeding.
Pre-feeding exercises designed to develop the motor skills for safe, effective, nutritive feeding and therapeutic feeding techniques are targeted.
- Identify and define the developmental acquisition of feeding skills.
- Recognize individual oral-phase feeding deficiencies.
- List at least four goals of an SLP-administered oral-motor feeding program.
- Explain the benefits of improved oral movement in cases of oral-phase feeding deficiencies.
Lori Overland is a speech and language pathologist with more than 35 years of professional experience. Lori specializes in dealing with the unique needs of infants, toddlers, pre-schoolers and school-aged children with oral sensory-motor, feeding and oral placement/speech disorders . . . more
Monica Purdy has more than 14 years of professional experience specializing in helping children with special needs to communicate . . . more
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Venue: New Delhi, India
NOTE: This will be a videotaped course with a live Q&A session.