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Assessment and Treatment of Children with Oral Motor, Feeding/Swallowing and Respiratory Function Challenges: Children with Neuromuscular Involvement

Education Resources, Inc.

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   17.5
Registration Fee:   $625.00

Participants will be able to apply course learning immediately to:
  • Clinically assess oral motor, feeding/ swallowing and respiratory coordination function in infants and young children
  • Detail the essential components of comprehensive intervention programming for young children with neuromotor involvement
  • Implement effective handling and positioning for the modification of oral motor, oralpharyngeal and respiratory function inintervention programming
  • Perform treatment strategies to improve the function of the cheeks/lips, tongue, jaw and rib cage in children with neuromotor involvement

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    Confirmation Notes
    CEU INFORMATION: Education Resources applies for continuing education approval, when available, in the state where the course is being presented and sometimes in neighboring states. Education Resources is also an approved provider in many states. Please visit our website for more detailed information call: 800 487 6530


    This course delivers clinically relevant assessment and treatment strategies for infants and children with neuromotor impairments and challenges to their oral motor, feeding/swallowing and respiratory function. A special emphasis is on postural alignment and control as well as on sensory factors that can influence a child's feeding and swallowing. Effective treatment strategies to improve cheeks/lips, tongue, jaw and rib cage function will be highlighted. Participants will engage in extensive clinical problem-solving via group case analysis and patient demonstration sessions.

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