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This workshop will focus on the topic of feeding problems in young children. Areas of discussion include physiology of swallowing, normal development of feeding skills in young children, etiology, assessment and treatment of feeding disorders, behaviors associated with eating Difficulties, and treatment of feeding refusal behavior. Increasing caloric intake and new foods into the diet, positioning for stability, parent involvement and feeding techniques will be discussed. Instructional methods include lecture, case studies, handouts, powerpoint presentation, videos and discussion.
8:30-9:00 Physiology of Swallowing
9:00-9:30 Etiology of Feeding Disorders
9:30-10:00 Normal Development of Feeding Skills
10:15-11:00 Feeding equipment – nipples, cups, spoons, plates
11:15-11-30 Principles of Treatment
11:30-11:45 Skill Building Case Study
11:45-12:00 Compliance on Non-food Related Behavior
12:00-1:00 LUNCH BREAK (you can bring your own and eat in the conference room)
1:00-1:30 Increasing Calories - “White” Stuff
1:30-2:00 Selecting the Next New Food
2:00-2:30 Positioning for Stability
2:45-3:30 Feeding Techniques
2:30-4:00 Carry Over to Daily mealtimes
At the conclusion of this conference participants will be better able to:
Eugenia Rogers MA CCC-SLP, BRC-S
Step by Step Infant Development Center
Ms. Rogers is a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, BCS-S. She is NIDCAP certified as well. She has taught at St. John’s University and Touro Colleges in the United States. Her experience also includes several full day seminars on Normal feeding Skills and Swallowing Disorders: Birth to Three, Developing Breast and Bottle Feeding in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Communication Skill Development in Early Intervention, and Treatment of Feeding Disorders in Medically Complex Infants and Toddlers. She has also provided supervision to speech-language therapy students at area colleges.
Ms. Rogers has provided direct speech, oral motor, language and developmental feeding therapies to premature infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units of Kings County and Downstate University Hospitals and to infants and toddlers from birth to age three in their homes.
Speakers Financial & Non-Financial Disclosures:
Financial Disclosure: Eugenia Rodgers received an honorarium for this event from The Hagedorn Little Village School.
Non-financial Disclosure: Eugenia Rodgers is a current member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Registration by March 8, 2019 - $175.00
Group Registration by March 8, 2019 (5 or more) - $165.00
Student (with Student ID) by March 8, 2019 - $140.00
Registration after March 8, 2019 - $190.00
.6 CEUs offered
Level: Intermediate Level, Professional Area
For Further Information, please contact Kimberly Neary or Jessica Resnick
at 516-520-6076 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, March 18, 2019
Treatment of Feeding in Young Children: A Motor Learning Approach
Presenter: Genie Rogers MA CCC-SLP, BRC-S
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