Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation presents

The S.O.S.
Sequential Oral Sensory
Approach to Feeding

Featuring:
Kay A. Toomey, PhD
Pediatric Psychologist

Erin Ross, PhD, CCC-SLP

Who Should Attend: Speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, special education teachers, psychologists, physical therapists, early intervention specialists, nurses, physicians, dietitians and mental health professionals.

Basic 3-day Course: SOS Approach to Feeding is a transdisciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems of all ages, with a special focus on children from 12 months to 5 years old. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems. Basic course is a prerequisite for attending Advanced Workshops.

Advance 1-day Course: Designed to further the skills of professionals who have already attended the 3-day Basic SOS Approach to Feeding Course. The workshops will delineate special concepts and treatment variations for specific feeding problems.

Seattle, Washington Workshops
Basic Agenda
Basic Objectives


Basic 3-day course: July 17-19, 2014
Advanced Workshop: July 20, 2014

Advanced Workshop topics

  1. Feeding the 6-16 Month Old Child
  2. Parents as Partners: Helping the
    "Challenging" Family
  3. Food Tolerance Decision Making

Advanced Day Agenda
Advanced Day Objectives

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Austin, Texas
Advanced Topics Workshop
Agenda
Objectives

Advanced Topics Workshop:
August 8-10, 2014

Advanced Workshop Topics

  1. Feeding the Child on the Autism Spectrum
  2. Children with Gastro Esophageal Reflux
  3. Food Tolerance Decision Making
  4. Tools in Your Pantry: Effectively Using the New Oral Motor Steps to Eating
  5. From Lunchables to Lunch and Variety to Volume
  6. Helping Children Transition Off Supplemental Tube Feedings
  7. Parents as Partners: Helping the “Challenging” Family
  8. Food Scientist Adaptation of the SOS Approach to Feeding
  9. Working with Children with Severe Developmental Impairments

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Little Rock, Arkansas Workshops
Basic Agenda
Basic Objectives


Basic 3-day course: December 4-6, 2014
Advanced Workshop: December 7, 2014

Advanced Workshop topics

  1. Working with Children with Severe Developmental Impairments
  2. Tools in your Pantry: Effectively Using the New Oral-Motor Steps to Eating
  3. Helping Children Transition Off Supplemental Tube Feedings

Advanced Day Agenda
Advanced Day Objectives

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Faculty

Kay A. Toomey, PhD, pediatric psychologist and Clinical Director of SOS Feeding Solutions at STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center developed the SOS Approach to Feeding as a family-centered program for assessing and treating children with feeding problems.
Erin Ross, PhD, CCC-SLP, specializes in evaluating and treating feeding and growth problems in medically-fragile infants and children and is a member of the SOS Feeding Solutions at STAR Center team.
Bethany Kortsha, Bethany CF Kortsha, MA, OTR, pediatric occupational therapist and Assistant Clinical Director of SOS Feeding Solutions at STAR specializes in evaluating and treating feeding problems in children with SPD and Autism Spectrum Disorders and is a member of the SOS Feeding Solutions at STAR Center team.

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