Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach

April 26, 2013 (All day) to April 27, 2013 (All day)

Kennedy Krieger Outpatient Center
Conference Room 202, 2nd Floor
801 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205

ABOUT THE EVENT 

Seminar in Oral Placement Therapy (OPT)
1.2 CEUS / 12 Contact Hours

TalkTools’ Feeding Expert, Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP, will be coming to Baltimore this April to present her Feeding Seminar. In this updated Sensory/Motor Approach to Feeding class, complex issues surrounding feeding disorders are discussed, utilizing new research and understanding of sensory processing and the impact on feeding. The class includes two evaluations and program plans, as well as interactive sensory and feeding practicum.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Identify and define the developmental acquisition of feeding skills.
  • Identify individual oral-phase feeding deficiencies.
  • List at least four goals of a therapist administered oral-motor feeding program.
  • Explain the benefits of improved oral movement in cases of oral-phase feeding deficiencies.

Speaker Information:

Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP specialized for over 31 years in dealing with the unique needs of infants, toddlers, pre-schoolers and school-aged children with oral placement, feeding and speech disorders. She received an award from the Connecticut Down Syndrome Association for her work with in this population. In addition to her private practice, Lori is a member of the TalkTools speakers bureau. Her classes, “Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach” and “Developing Oral-Motor Feeding Skills in the Down Syndrome Population” are approved for ASHA and AOTA CEUs. She holds degrees from Hofstra University and Adelphi University and has her neurodevelopmental certification.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Download the event brochure or register by going to the event website or calling 888-529-2879.

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