Overview: Approximately 80% of children with developmental delays have a feeding disorder, therefore it is imperative that pediatric occupational therapists are confident in their ability to screen and treat all children for feeding delays. This presentation will provide specific oral motor treatment strategies for the lips, cheeks, tongue and jaw in order to target specific muscle dysfunction. This presentation will focus on children ages 2-12, who are able to follow one step directions.
Therapists will understand the importance of screening all children for feeding concerns;
Therapists will be able to identify oral motor treatments for specific target areas: the lips, cheeks, tongue and jaw.
Location: Therapro Showroom 225 Arlington St Framingham, MA 01702