TLL 2519 - ORAL MOTOR AND FEEDING STRATEGIES: YOUNG CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

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TLL 2519 - ORAL MOTOR AND FEEDING STRATEGIES: YOUNG CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Credits: 1.0

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.