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INTEGRATED TREATMENT OF FEEDING, SPEECH AND MOUTH FUNCTION IN PEDIATRICS – TIMED AGENDA

DAY 1

9:00 - Key Assessment Concepts
9:15 - Oral Sensory-Motor Problems/Populations We Treat
9:30 - Useful Anatomy/Physiology

10:15 - BREAK

10:30 - Sensory Processing and Motor Function
11:00 - Typical Face/Mouth Development

11:45 - LUNCH

12:45 - Typical Face/Mouth Development (continued)
1:00 - Promoting Good Face/Mouth Development from Birth

2:00 - BREAK

2:15 - Health Problems: Allergies, Reflux, Sinus, Pulmonary
3:00 - Hand-Mouth Connection/Early Mouthing Experiences
3:30 - End of Session

 
DAY 2

9:00 - Pacifier Use/Thumb Sucking/Excessive Mouthing/Tooth Grinding
9:15 - Teething/Resolving Drooling
9:45 - Group Experience: Oral Massage, Jaw, & Respiratory Work

10:15 - BREAK

10:30 - Jaw/Lip/Tongue: Grading/Dissociation/Direction of Movement
11:30 - Horns/Bubbles/Other Respiratory Work

11:45 - LUNCH

12:45 - Treatment Session Components/Suggestions/Modifications
1:15 - Breast and Bottle Feeding

2:00 - BREAK

2:15 - Positioning, Spoon Feeding, and Cup Drinking
3:30 - End of Session

DAY 3

9:00 - Straw Drinking
9:15 - Age-Appropriate Food/Liquid Progression
9:45 - Group Experience: Feeding Technique Practice

10:15 - BREAK

10:30 - Working Through “Picky Eating/Drinking”
11:00 - Typical Feeding Development (Detailed)

11:45 - LUNCH

12:45 - Typical Speech/Communication Development (Detailed)
1:15 - Intelligible Speech as an ADL (Strategies for SLPs/OTs/Others)

2:00 - BREAK

2:15 - Treating Speech (As a Fine Motor Skill for SLPS/OTs/ Others)
3:30 - End of Session