Mastering Mastication 12.4.2024

Mastering Mastication  12.4.2024
  • Toimittaja: Talk Tools
Tuotenumero: 00068WEB
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Hinta (verollinen): 142,00 €
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Perjantai 12.4.2024 klo 19:00 -21:00  Suomen aikaa

Monica Purdy, MA, CCC-SLP


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

TalkTools Instructor, Monica Purdy, will be presenting strategies for implementing a chewing plan for clients who have not mastered this skill, looking at what happens during both a typical chewing event and a disordered one.

Participants will learn how to conduct a differential diagnosis to determine if sensory issues and/or motor deficits are impacting mastication. Techniques to facilitate transitioning to solids, as well as strategies to go from a vertical chew to a rotary chew will be discussed. Mastering Mastication Checklist for families will also be presented.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to: 


  1. Identify typical chewing patterns vs. disordered chewing patterns.
  2. Conduct a differential diagnosis to determine sensory and/or motor deficits affecting mastication.
  3. Apply techniques to incorporate solid foods.
  4. Apply 2 strategies to facilitate transition from vertical to rotary chew.
  5. Timed Agenda

    • 15 mins: Identifying chewing patterns
    • 45 mins: Differential Diagnosis: What is Impacting Mastication?
    • 20 mins: Transitioning to solids
    • 20 mins: Transitioning from vertical to rotary chew
    • 10 mins: Mastering Mastication Checklist
    • 10 mins: Wrap-up & FAQ



    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 #: 6930. This live, virtual course qualifies for 3 contact hours or 0.3 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: Introductory.

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