Education Workshop: Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Motor Approach

Texas Children's Hospital

Date: March 30-31, 2019
Instructor: Lori Overlander, MS, CCC-SLp
Course description:

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 live evaluations and program plans, as well as interactive sensory and feeding practicum.

Lori will show you a step-by-step approach to teach your most challenging clients tolerance of touch, enabling them to learn to eat and develop appropriate oral-motor movements.

Day 1 focuses on promoting acceptance of touch for therapeutic feeding and oral stimulation and movement. Her techniques incorporate a variety of temperatures, textures and tastes.

Day 2 features hands-on learning of techniques for spoon feeding, straw drinking and chewing solid foods.

Course Location: Texas Children’s Hospital Feigin Center Houston, Texas
Course Fee: $400.00
Contact: 832-826-6311
E-mail: courseregistration@texaschildrens.org
Web registration: http://www.texaschildrens.org/health-professionals/education/pmr

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