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Picky Eaters & Problem Feeders: Using Domain Specific Interventions

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This course is a 3-hour learning experience designed for clinicians working with children who have feeding goals on their IFSP.

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This course is designed for physical therapists, occupational therapy providers, speech & feeding therapists, ABA therapists, and special instructors. It will be 3-hour learning experience designed for clinicians working with children who have feeding goals on their IFSP. The course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and confidence to work with any and all EI families who may be struggling during mealtime.

You will be provided with the understanding of typical feeding development, common conditions that may potentially interfere with feeding (i.e. prematurity, low-tone, ASD, sensory processing disorder, etc.), domain-specific interventions, and family specific solutions.

We will incorporate a hands-on experience to explore typical food stages, the varying textures, and real-life examples of how to incorporate food with play. Video examples will be utilized in order to demonstrate common mealtime mismanagements and how to address them.

Learning Objectives:

After completing the course, clinicians will be able to:

- Address IFSP feeding related goals using domain specific intervention techniques

- Understand typical feeding development from birth to three years

- Recognize conditions that may potentially interfere with appropriate feeding skills

- Understand how cultural and/or family specific needs affect feeding skills and preferences

- Feel confident working on feeding goals in various settings

- Coach parents and caregivers in mealtime management

About The Presenters:

Molly Dresner is a Speech Language Pathologist and Feeding Therapist. She is ASHA (American Speech and Hearing Association) Certified and trained in the SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding.

She received her Masters in Speech Language Pathology from Teacher’s College, Columbia University, and her Bachelors in Speech and Hearing Science from George Washington University. She has worked in Early Intervention as a therapist and an evaluator since 2013. Additionally, she works in private practice with pediatrics. She authored The Speech Teacher’s Handbook, a parent’s guide to speech and language development. She specializes in building early language skills, picky eaters, problem feeders, breastfeeding difficulties, social-behavioral struggles, and family training.

Retika Sehgal is an occupational therapist assistant who has been practicing since 2010. She has completed her course work for BCaBA and is in the process of finishing her Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis.

As an OTA she has worked in a variety of settings including long term/short term nursing facilities, mental health group homes and in pediatrics. At this time she is providing OT services to Early Intervention clients as well as ABA services. She has worked with a variety of families providing support and therapy.

Disclosures: Molly Dresner, SLP Financial - Molly Dresner has no relevant financial or nonfinancial information to disclose.

Disclosures: Retika Sehgal, OTA Financial - Retika works as an interventionist for Therapeutic Resources and receives a salary. She has no relevant nonfinancial information to disclose.

Please let us know if there are any special accommodations we can help you with.

Therapeutic Resources is an approved provider for continuing education. This course is offered for .3 CEU’s. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course, content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This program is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area)

For New York Licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants Therapeutic Resources is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant education. This course is offered for .3 CEU's.

Cancellation Policy: 75% of course fee will be refunded if Therapeutic Resources is notified up to 21 days before the event. In lieu of a monetary refund, Therapeutic Resources also offers a credit for the full amount paid up until 5 days before the event. No refunds or credits are offered after the day of the course. If the course is canceled by Therapeutic Resources due to low registration, illness or cancellation of instructor, or inclement weather. Therapeutic Resources will refund the full amount paid for the course.

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