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Assessment and Treatment of Children with Oral Motor, Feeding/Swallowing and Respiratory Function Challenges: Children with Neuromuscular Involvement (Oct, 2019)
Oct 04 - 06, 2019 | Contact Hours 17.50 | USD $625 | Culver City, California
Assessment and Treatment of Children with Oral Motor, Feeding/Swallowing and Respiratory Function Challenges: Children with Neuromuscular Involvement is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Oct 04 - 06, 2019 at Can Do Kids, Culver City, California, United States of America. Audience: Professionals with a foundation in the components of typical and atypical oral motor, feeding/swallowing, respiratory-phonatory and general movement development and experience in services for infants and children with neuromuscular challenges CEU Credits: This course meets the criteria for 17.5 contact hours (1.75 CEUs). Application has been made to the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and the PA Board of Physical Therapy. This workshop meets accepted standards for continuing competence in MA. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 21 contact hours. Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 17.5 contact hours (1.75 CEUs) - Intermediate Level. Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider-17.5 PDU'S This course is offered for up to 1.75 ASHA CEUs(Intermediate Level, Professional area). 17.5 hours of this course qualify toward the 20 hours requirement for NDTA re-certification Course Description: This course delivers clinically relevant assessment and treatment strategies for infants and children (birth through 21 years of age) with neuromuscular 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. Course Objectives: 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 neuromuscular involvement • Implement effective body alignment, positioning for the modification of oral motor, oral-pharyngeal and respiratory function in intervention programming • Perform treatment strategies to improve the function of the cheeks/lips, tongue, jaw and rib cage in children with neuromuscular involvement.