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Understanding How Sensory Processing Impacts Feeding and Providing Intervention to Support Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Understanding How Sensory Processing Impacts Feeding and Providing Intervention to Support Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Understanding How Sensory Processing Impacts Feeding and Providing Intervention to Support Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

$60.00
Mar 31, 2021 - 20:15 (EDT)
60 minutes

Overview:

This course will provide a comprehensive review of each sensory system, addressing commonly observed presentation of a child if they are hypo or hyper-responsive to each system, and how that response can impact feeding behaviors and abilities. Intervention strategies to address each sensory system and responses will be discussed in detail.

Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to identify responses to each sensory system as related to mealtime and feeding.
  2. Participants will be able to utilize strategies to support sensory regulation and modulation for increased participation and age-appropriate performance in mealtimes and feeding.

Audience:

Feeding therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, physical therapists, pediatric dieticians, and nutritionists

Price and What's Included:

This webinar will be recorded and made available after the live event for free to all registrants (lifetime access). A certificate of completion will be provided as well as course resources and handouts. The cost of this webinar is:

  • $60 CAD 
  • $45 CAD for Embodia Members (subscribers)
The instructors
Samantha Heidenreich
OTD, MOT, OTR/L, Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Pediatric Feeding Specialist

Samantha Heidenreich earned her Masters and Doctorate degrees in Occupational Therapy from the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences. Her Doctoral Capstone focused on implications for nutrition and feeding intervention for children on the Autism Spectrum. She has professional experience in various fields of pediatric practice including early intervention, private practice, inpatient, school based, and teletherapy services. She has been trained in multiple advanced courses for feeding and works to support professionals in the field by providing continuing education courses. Samantha became a Certified Holistic Nutritionist to help facilitate the feeding interventions she was providing to support better outcomes for clients overall health and behaviors. In addition to treating clients in traditional settings, Samantha owns an online platform and social media accounts which provide education and support for families and professionals focused on pediatric feeding and nutrition.

social media: @playfully_occupied website: www.playfullyoccupied.com
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