Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach - event Talk-Tools

Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach

In cooperation with our international partner Help Them Shine!

Date: August 19 - 20, 2017

Location: Bangalore, India

Presenter: Lori Overland, M.S., CCC-SLP | Monica Purdy, M.A., CCC-SLP

The Course

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.

Instructor Bios:

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



    Workshop Details:

    Help Them Shine

    (including registration and other logistical information)

    Venue: Pride Hotel | Richmond Road (near Richmond Circle) | Bangalore, India

    NOTE: This will be a videotaped course with a live Q&A session.