Pediatric Feeding: The Big Picture Module 2
In this second module of our series making up “Pediatric Feeding: The Big Picture Day 1”, we concentrate on the first major component of feeding disorders: Sensory issues. We discuss typical and atypical sensory responses to texture, temperature, taste, color, and even tactile elements of the eating experience affect acceptance, chewing and swallowing. We explore hierarchies for using the elements in an individualized treatment plan to improve feeding.
Key Learning Outcomes:
As a result of this presentation, the participant will be able to
- Outline the 5 elements of the sensory aspects of eating.
- Apply the knowledge of the 5 elements of the sensory experience in treatment.
- Describe possible effects of not addressing the sensory component in a feeding treatment plan.
About the Presenter:
Jennifer Meyer is a popular international speaker in the areas of NICU and Pediatric Dysphagia and has received exceptional ratings for her courses. She has over 20 years experience specializing in pediatric feeding disorders, working in Neonatal Intensive Care Units, developing outpatient hospital-based feeding programs, providing consultation and program development for Early Childhood Intervention Programs and Home Health Companies, and serving as Assistant Clinical Professor at Texas Woman’s University and Clinical Coordinator of the Center for Assisting Families with Feeding and Eating (CAFFE). Through her private practice she continues to serve as consultant and mentor in her mission to teach therapists to see themselves as facilitators in treating the child, supporting the family, and bringing back the fun, joy and family connection in eating.
Financial: Jennifer Meyer is a co-owner of CEU-Espresso, Inc. and was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She owns a private practice, Feeding and Dysphagia Resources, P. C. in Denton, TX
Non-financial: Jennifer is a personal friend of the developer of the Res-Q Infant Wedge, sometimes mentioned in her presentations.
This course is presented by CEU-Espresso, Inc.
This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
We really want you to be able to learn this material, not just breeze through it to take a quiz and say you’ve learned something but forget it by the time you are in front of your next patient or client. So, you will have access to this material for 6 months (180 days) from your registration date. You will be able to download any course resources and stream the video as much as you wish during that time to review the information. We just ask that you not share the handout or other materials with anyone who hasn’t registered for their own access to the course.