WEBINAR | Tips and Strategies for Meal Planning and Prep [RECORDED] -  Talk-Tools

WEBINAR | Tips and Strategies for Meal Planning and Prep [RECORDED]

Join Vanessa to learn how to make family mealtime a success! Special Guest Coach Mel (Melanie Potock) -- SLP, feeding expert, lecturer, author -- will drop by Vanessa's webinar to talk about challenging mealtime scenarios!

Date: July 25, 2018

Location: Webinar

Presenter: Vanessa Anderson-Smith, MA, CCC-SLP | Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP

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Course Description

Melanie Potock, -- aka Coach Mel -- will be stopping by to talk about Family Mealtime Challenges!

TalkTools LEVEL 4 ADVANCED Therapist, Vanessa Anderson-Smith, will provide practical strategies for the parent/caregiver-therapist team to structure meal plans for all kiddos, including special needs.

Instruction will include identifying typical vs. atypical feeding patterns, and the importance of the parent/therapist partnership in developing a meal plan -- including involvement of the family in meal preparation, proper nutrition and integrating individual and cultural perspectives.

An overview of sensory activity integration to further facilitate a positive mealtime experience will be presented.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize typical vs. atypical feeding patterns
  • Integrate appropriate sensory activities in a feeding session
  • Outline a family meal plan
Webinar Logistics
  • 2-STEP REGISTRATION
    • PURCHASE your seat
    • REGISTER -- approximately 3-5 days prior to webinar, you will receive an email with webinar registration details
  • VIEW  webinar
  • SUBMIT course survey

Can't make it the live broadcast? The recorded version will be provided to learners who purchase a seat for this webinar seat approximately 3-5 days after webinar date.

Webinar Details

CEUs: .2  (see TalkTools CEU Policy and Process for more information)

Schedule (12:00PM - 2:00PM Eastern)
  • 12:00PM   12:10PM   Welcome
  • 12:10AM   12:30PM   Common feeding issues
  • 12 30PM     1:00PM   How do I start a meal plan?
  •   1:00PM     1:10PM   BREAK
  •   1:10PM     1:30PM   The sensory component
  •   1:30PM     2:00PM   Planning for mealtime success
  •   2:00PM     2:10PM   Wrap-up/Q&A
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Presenter Bio

Vanessa Anderson Smith, MS, CCC-SLP is a TalkTools presenter and LEVEL 4 ACCOMPLISHED Therapist and owner of Anderson-Smith Speech Therapy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where she specializes in oral placement, feeding and speech therapy for pediatric clients . . . more