Sequential Oral Sensory
Approach to Feeding
Kay A. Toomey, PhD
Erin Ross, PhD, CCC-SLP
Basic Course:SOS Approach to Feeding is a transdisciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems of all ages, with a special focus on children from 12 months to 5 years old.
It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems. Basic course is a prerequisite for attending Advanced Workshops.The Basic 3-day workshop has now been expanded to a 4th day, providing more in-depth content than ever before!
Advanced Course: Designed to further the skills of professionals who have already attended the 3-day or 4-day Basic SOS Approach to Feeding Course. The workshops will delineate special concepts and treatment variations for specific feeding problems. Advanced courses are available online at SPD University.
AOTA Continuing Education credit awarded:
Basic 4-day Course: 28 Hours (2.8 CEUs)
Kay A. Toomey, PhD, pediatric psychologist and Clinical Director of SOS Feeding Solutions at STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center developed the SOS Approach to Feeding as a family-centered program for assessing and treating children with feeding problems.