Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach 9-10.8.2024

Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach  9-10.8.2024
Tuotenumero: AD12133
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Hinta (verollinen): 285,00 €

9-10.8.2024  klo 16:00 -23:00 Suomen aikaa - ZOOM alustalla

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Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC, FOM

Course Description

TalkTools® virtual streaming workshops and webinars are recorded. Recorded presentations are available for 2 days after the live dates posted and accessible only to learners who purchased a seat for this course. 


TalkTools® Instructor, Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC FOM presents our seminal feeding course, where she will be:

  • Discussing how structure impacts function in the orofacial region
  • How the sensory system impacts feeding
  • Providing clear-cut task analysis for assessing breast/bottle feeding, spoon feeding, straw drinking and cup drinking
  • Sharing evidence-based techniques she has developed and put into practice
  • Presenting case studies studies from her practice

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:


  • Identify and define the developmental acquisition of feeding skills.
  • Identify individual oral-phase feeding deficiencies.
  • List at least 4 goals of an SLP-administered oral-motor feeding program.
  • Explain the benefits of improved oral movement in cases of oral-phase feeding deficiencies.



Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus on treatment methods related to the use of TalkTools® resources. Other similar treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage during this lecture.

TalkTools®️ is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 5059. This virtual course qualifies for 12 contact hours or 1.2 CEUs in the Category of Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.

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9:00am - 12:00pm (15 min. break at 10:45am)

  • 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 - 12:30pm: LUNCH

12:30pm - 4:00pm (15 min. break at 2:15pm)

  • Understanding Sensory Processing in the Mouth
  • Sensory Practicum


9:00am - 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 - 12:30pm: LUNCH

12:30pm-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