This course is designed for OTs, PTs and Assistants,
SLPs, Registered Dieticians, and Special Educators.
Eating affects the entire lifespan and problems occur at
all ages. Most commonly we see food refusals and other
maladaptive eating behaviors in autism spectrum disorders,
however disordered eating and food refusals
occur frequently in ADHD, developmental delays, and
even with typically developing children.
Workshop and Conference Search
Play with your food: An Integrative Approach to the Most Difficult Feeding Challenges
This is a: Conference
Date: Friday, May 31, 2019 to Saturday, June 1, 2019
Located: Salem, NH, United States
Presented by: Susan L. Roberts, MDiv, OTR/L, author, educator, and occupational therapy clinician uses a body, mind, spirit approach developed over four decades of practice. Susan studied occupational therapy at Boston University, theology at Harvard, nutrition at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, and Five Element Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Tao of Healing Center in NYC. She worked in psychiatric hospitals, physical rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, schools, and home care. Her pediatric clinic, Changes Occupational Therapy, in AZ uses play as the focus for healing. Susan taught occupational therapy theory and practice at Eastern Kentucky University and New York Institute of Technology. She authored Biomechanics: Problem Solving for Occupational Therapy; Kinesiology: Movement in the Context of Activity; My Kid Eats Everything: A Journey from Picky to Adventurous Eating; and The Food Explorers Passport. She recently published Sustainable Health: Simple Habits to Transform Your Life.
# of CEU Credits: 13
Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
This is a: Conference
Date: Friday, June 7, 2019 to Saturday, June 8, 2019
Located: New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Presented by: Joan Arvedson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Fellow, is internationally renowned for her pioneering research, instruction, and clinical work with infants and children who have feeding/swallowing disorders. She has been Program Coordinator of Feeding and Swallowing Services at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She is Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. She received her BS, MS, and PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was awarded Honors of the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association in 2016, ASHA’s highest distinction. Her leadership, clinical acumen, and research united therapeutic and medical/surgical disciplines. She is lead author for three reference books, three self-study publications for continuing education through ASHA Professional Development, and has more than 40 peerreviewed articles and 12 book chapters. She has given more than 100 presentations at ASHA conventions, state conventions and national conferences, as well as international lectures/seminars in 64 countries. While director of speech-language pathology and audiology at Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and as coordinator of feeding and swallowing services at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Dr. Arvedson takes a holistic, comprehensive approach to clinical and instrumental assessment and management/intervention with infants and children. Disclosure: Financial: Joan Arvedson receives a honorarium from Education Resources for this course. Non-Financial: She has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
# of CEU Credits: 14
Professionals involved in feeding and swallowing assessment
and intervention in infants and children, to
include speech-language pathologists, occupational
therapists, occupational therapist assistants, physical
therapists, physical therapist assistants, dietitians, psychologists,
nurses, physicians, and social workers.
Age and Patient Populations: Infants through school
age children with a wide range of etiologies for feeding
and swallowing problems.
Assessment and Treatment of Children with Oral Motor, Feeding/Swallowing and Respiratory Function Challenges: Children with Neuromuscular Involvement
This is a: Conference
Date: Friday, June 7, 2019 to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Located: Irvine, CA, United States
Presented by: Rona Alexander, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, C/NDT - A longtime member of the Education Resources faculty and an accomplished author, Rona Alexander is a speech-language pathologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of oral motor, feeding/ swallowing, and respiratory-phonatory function in infants and children with neuromuscular involvement. Dr. Alexander is a qualified speech instructor in Neuro- Developmental Treatment, delivering expert clinical knowledge and a personable instructive style through her basic pediatric and advanced NDT courses. She is a co-author of the book, Normal Development of Functional Motor Skills: The First Year of Life, and codeveloper of The ABCs of Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing. She also has served as a member of the ASHA Steering Committee for Special Interest Division 13: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Dr. Alexander maintains a private practice, provides consultation services and conducts workshops on oral motor, feeding/swallowing, and respiratory coordination development, assessment and treatment.
# of CEU Credits: 17.5
Professionals with a foundation in the components of
typical and atypical oral motor, feeding/swallowing,
respiratory-phonatory and general movement
development and experience in services for infants and
children with neuromuscular challenges
Contact: Scott Boston
Phone: 1-800-791-0262 ext 1
# 306 CAN-EAT Approach …Using medical, motor, & behavioral strategies in pediatric feeding
This is a: Workshop
Date: Friday, June 14, 2019 to Saturday, June 15, 2019
Located: San Diego, CA, United States
Presented by: Krisi Brackett MS SLP/CCC is a Pediatric Feeding and Dysphagia Specialist with over 20 years of experience. She is currently Co-director of the UNC Pediatric Feeding Team at the NC Children's Hospital, UNC Healthcare, Chapel hill, NC. The team consisting of pediatric GI, speech and nutrition provides multidisciplinary feeding intervention to the birth-18 population using a combined medical, nutritional, motor, and behavioral approach. . She is also an adjunct faculty member at the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, UNC– Chapel Hill. Krisi publishes the popular feeding blog, www.pediatricfeedingnews.com. Krisi is currently assisting with several pediatric feeding research projects as part of the feeding team and with the UNC research group, The Feeding Flock (http://feedingflock.web.unc.edu/). She performs MBSS and FEES in the pediatric population. She is certified in pediatric neuro- developmental training and is a member of ASHA. Krisi lectures nationally on medical management and therapeutic strategies for handling this special population. The instructor has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
# of CEU Credits: 1.6
A Workshop for Speech and Occupational Therapists and Assistants and Nutritionists.
Contact: Caraly Walker
Phone: (303) 865-7637
SOS Approach To Feeding Conference
This is a: Conference
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 to Sunday, June 23, 2019
Located: New Orleans, LA, United States
Presented by: Kay A. Toomey, PhD, Lindsay Beckerman, MOT, OTR/L and Kelly Fitzpatrick, MA, CCC-SLP
Organization: STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder
# of CEU Credits: 2.85
Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Registered Dietitians, Special Education Teachers, Psychologists, Physical Therapists, Early Intervention Specialists, Nurses, Physicians, and Mental Health Workers