This presentation explores the complex process of mastication. The participant received an overview of anatomy and physiology with emphasis on the muscles of mastication, followed by the journey through early development of chewing skills and the interaction of the jaw/lips/tongue/cheeks during chewing, and finally a task analysis of the motor skills for chewing as a basis for evaluating function.
1. List the primary muscles of mastication.
2. Describe the interaction of the jaw/lips/tongue and cheeks during chewing.
3. Analyze the motor skills for chewing.
5 minutes: Introduction
10 minutes: Otogeny of Mastication
15 minutes: Overview of Anatomy
20 minutes: Early Development of Chewing
10 minutes: Structural Assessment
20 minutes: Task Analysis/Chewing Hierarchy
10 minutes Questions and Answers
Total time: 1.5 hours
About Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC, FOM:
Lori L. Overland MS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC, FOM is a licensed speech pathologist with her neurodevelopmental certification as a lactation counselor. Lori’s private practice focuses on infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with feeding challenges. Lori consults with families from around the world providing weeklong family centered feeding programs.
In addition to her private practice, Lori is a member of the Talk Tool Speakers Bureau. Lori has lectured on oral sensory-motor feeding disorders around the United States and internationally. Her article, A Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding, (Talk Tool 2013) was presented in the ASHA Leader. Lori was accepted, multiple times, to present poster and live presentations on a sensory-motor approach to feeding, self-limited diets, and tethered oral tissue at the annual convention of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. Lori is a member of ASHA, CSHA, LISHA, NYSSLHA, the IAOM, ICAP and a board member of the oral motor institute.
Financial Disclosures: Speaker Honorarium, Talk Tools (Book Royalties), and Conference Registration Fee Waived
Non-Financial Disclosures: OMI Board Member
To receive CE Credit for this session, participants must view the entire 1.5-hour session and correctly answer 4/5 quiz questions.
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
Participants will earn 0.15 ASHA CEUs, intermediate level, for attendance of this 1.5 hour session.
This course is not pre approved for AOTA continuing education credit.