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Developmental Care And Feeding Of Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Tina Davis, OTR/L, BCP

July 12, 2023

This course will describe the OT role in early assessment and treatment of the infant born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. We will discuss unique challenges of feeding , developmental, sensory and...   Read More


Overview of Prematurity and Associated Conditions

Rhonda Mattingly Williams, EdD, CCC-SLP

May 7, 2023

An introduction to prematurity and co-occurring problems and diagnoses will be provided in this course. The outcomes associated with early experiences and short-term and long-term complications are di...   Read More


Feeding Development: What Is Typical?

Rhonda Mattingly Williams, EdD, CCC-SLP

April 3, 2023

An introduction to multiple factors associated with feeding development, including a review of typical milestones is reviewed in this course. A summary of conditions that can disrupt the normal proces...   Read More


Adolescent Eating Disorders and Occupational Therapy Podcast

Lindy L. Weaver, PhD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 26, 2022

Common eating disorders that occur among adolescents, their functional impacts, and ways occupational therapy practitioners can support young people and their families experiencing eating disorders wi...   Read More


Feeding and Nutrition Interventions for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT

March 19, 2021

This course reviews the feeding behaviors and habits of children with autism, as well as the brain/gut relationship and nutritional implications for feeding. Participants will be instructed on how to...   Read More


Supporting Infants With Visual Impairment With Feeding

Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd, FAOTA

February 12, 2020

We will discuss the developmental characteristics of children with visual impairments and specifically how these children develop trust in the feeding relationship. Strategies for breast and bottle fe...   Read More


Developing in the NICU: Stress Cues & Strategies for Infant Feeding, Part 3

Jenny Jolley, MS, OTR/L, Caroline Molder, MS, OTR/L

February 7, 2020

This introductory course identifies stress with infant oral feeding and strategies to address common feeding delays.   Read More


Crumbs as a Tool in Pediatric Feeding Transitions

Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd, FAOTA

December 1, 2019

This practical course will describe the use of crumbs as a bridge to sensory and motor transitions in feeding therapy to support the clinician and family. The goal with crumbs is child success and com...   Read More


Anxious Eaters and Anxious Mealtimes

Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd, FAOTA

November 26, 2019

This practical webinar will identify who are anxious eaters and outline sensitive and systematic ways to support these worried eaters and their families in mealtime peace and expanding diets. The appr...   Read More


Collaboration of OT and RD in the Treatment of Infants and Toddlers in the Pediatric Clinical Setting

Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L, Kathryn Riner, MS, RD, LD

May 22, 2019

This course reviews how professional relationships are essential in the pediatric clinical setting for successful patient outcomes. Occupational therapists and registered dietitians can together ident...   Read More


Tools to Promote Healthy Eating Patterns in OT Clients

Gina Ord, MS, OTR/L, Yanet Bravo, BS, OTS

December 5, 2018

This course will focus on how nutrition is addressed in the OT Practice Framework and how to apply evidence-based nutrition resources to your OT practice. Examples will be provided on how to utilize t...   Read More


20Q: Adaptive Equipment Pioneer

Fred Sammons, PhD (HON), OT, FAOTA

June 13, 2018

Fred Sammons is one of the early pioneers in occupational therapy. He has been an occupational therapist for over 60 years. During that time, he has been an innovator in designing. manufacturing, and...   Read More


Prematurity: Diagnosis and Related Conditions

Rhonda Mattingly, EdD, CCC-SLP

May 7, 2018

This course provides an introduction to prematurity and co-occurring problems and diagnoses. The outcomes associated with early experiences, short-term complications, and long-term complications are d...   Read More


Typical Feeding Development: An Overview

Rhonda Mattingly, EdD, CCC-SLP

May 1, 2018

This course provides an introduction to multiple factors associated with feeding development and includes a review of typical milestones. A summary of conditions that can disrupt the normal process ar...   Read More


Parental Concerns and Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Looking at the Sensory Side of Things

Jennifer Dahms, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

January 15, 2018

Parents often seek out feeding therapy services for their child due to sensory-based feeding difficulties. It is important to be cognizant of the nature behind these sensory-based issues and be able t...   Read More


Pediatric Feeding Disorders Overview

Rachel DeCarie, MOT, OTR/L, Stacy Layer, MA, BCBA

November 13, 2017

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of pediatric feeding disorders and how behavior analysts and occupational therapists can have similar goals in the treatment of the disorder. Poten...   Read More


Cleft Lip and Palate: Supporting Oral Feeding from Birth through Palatoplasty, presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's

Brenda Thompson, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, Ann Clonan, M.Ed, CCC-SLP

February 21, 2017

What is a cleft and how does it occur? A cleft is a result of failure of fusion during embryonic development of the face. It can be caused by both genetic interactions as well as exogenous factors whi...   Read More


Interventions for the Co-Occupation of Feeding: Considerations for the Experienced Clinician

Jennifer Pitonyak, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, CIMI

February 12, 2014

One of my objectives today is to talk about the role of occupational therapy on multidisciplinary teams. I want view this through a top-down approach. It will help us identify our role in being occupa...   Read More


Opportunities for OT in breastfeeding promotion: environmental & contextual interventions

Jennifer Pitonyak, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, CIMI

January 2, 2014

I am very excited to share with you my interest in breastfeeding promotion and the role and opportunities for OT. My own interest evolved from my clinical practice in the NICU and early intervention s...   Read More


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