Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation presents

The S.O.S.
Sequential Oral Sensory
Approach to Feeding

Kay A. Toomey, PhD
Pediatric Psychologist

Erin Ross, PhD, CCC-SLP

Who Should Attend: Speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, special education teachers, psychologists, physical therapists, early intervention specialists, nurses, physicians, dietitians and mental health professionals.

Basic 3-day 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.

Advance 1-day Course: Designed to further the skills of professionals who have already attended the 3-day Basic SOS Approach to Feeding Course. The workshops will delineate special concepts and treatment variations for specific feeding problems.

Little Rock, Arkansas Workshops
Basic Agenda
Basic Objectives

Basic 3-day course: December 4-6, 2014
Advanced Workshop: December 7, 2014

Advanced Workshop topics

  1. Feeding the 6-16 Month Old Child
  2. Parents as Partners: Helping the
    "Challenging" Family
  3. Food Tolerance Decision Making

Advanced Day Agenda
Advanced Day Objectives

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AOTA Continuing Education credit awarded:
Basic 3-day Course: 22.5 Hours (2.25 CEUs)
Advanced Workshop Day: 7.5 Hours (.75 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.
Erin Ross, PhD, CCC-SLP, specializes in evaluating and treating feeding and growth problems in medically-fragile infants and children and is a member of the SOS Feeding Solutions at STAR Center team.

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