This course will discuss the reasons that children referred for oral motor feeding therapy often have difficulties participating in their oral motor programming, and possible consequences of decreased participation. Techniques will be provided that can improve a child’s involvement in therapy and ultimately increase his/her progress.
Course created on August 17, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 4 possible reasons that a child may have difficulty participating in oral motor therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 reasons why improved participation is important to the oral motor treatment process.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 different activities that can be utilized to improve a child's participation in oral motor therapy.
|5-20 Minutes||Therapeutic Relationship and Effectiveness of Strategies|
|20-30 Minutes||Reasons for Decreased Participation|
|30-40 Minutes||Reasons for Improving Participation|
|40-55 Minutes||Activities and Examples|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Jennifer Dahms is a pediatric speech therapist in Boise, Idaho. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. She has worked in pediatric outpatient clinics and Birth-to-Three programs in both Wisconsin and Idaho and currently has her own private practice, Valley Pediatric Feeding, LLC. Jennifer has dedicated her continuing education and professional focus on pediatric dysphagia and has presented at state and regional conferences, as well as numerous times with SpeechPathology.com. She has received ASHA’s ACE award in 2010, 2011, and 2013 and 2015. Jennifer earned the Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders distinction in August 2011.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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