Infant Oral Play: A Look at Oral Movements to Promote Functional Movement
Presented by Mallory L. Millet, MS, SLP, IFS, CIMI-II
Course DescriptionThe oral mechanism is made of typical skeletal muscles which act on movement and can be altered by tension. Common infant behaviors include: open mouth posture, oral tension, tongue thrusting and feeding difficulties. All of these can be improved with muscle facilitation. In this course, learners will better understand how to identify and intervene appropriately […]
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- This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs, (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify and describe differences in bottle nipple shapes and flow rates.
- Identify bottle appropriateness based on client specifics.
- 0:00 - Overview of oral anatomy
- 0:08 - Benefits of oral play
- 0:15 - Breakdown of specific activities and each of their purpose
- 0:40 - Troubleshooting common problems and critical thinking
- 0:50 - Q/A session
- 1:00 - End course
Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.
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Instructor Financial Disclosures
- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
- Presenter is owner of The Feeding Mom and author of a self-study guide for caregivers: Say AHH- An Infant Into Todderhood Oral Play Guide.
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