TLL 2519 - ORAL MOTOR AND FEEDING STRATEGIES: YOUNG CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
Provides an overview of medical, motor, sensory, psychological and social aspects of feeding children. The class reviews the development of normal oral motor and self-feeding skills and the impact that disabilities may have on these processes. Use of descriptive, criterion-referenced evaluations and clinical observations to identify a child's level of oral motor control will be reviewed. Students will have an opportunity to use assessment procedures and devise treatment plans to address oral motor and feeding needs of children.
Jane G. Singletary