This literature-based, criterion-referenced course will provide the participant with information on early brain-body connections and development which ultimately support the processes of feeding, swallowing, and speaking. Topics included anatomy/physiology, sensory-motor development/processing, the growth of the orofacial complex in utero and beyond, as well as ethical scope of practice considerations in transdisciplinary/interdisciplinary teams.
About Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI:
Diane Bahr, a certified Speech-Language Pathologist and Infant Massage Instructor, is a visionary with a mission. For over 40 years she has treated children and adults with feeding, motor speech, and mouth function problems. While she is a Speech-Language Pathologist by training, she has also honed her skills as a feeding therapist, published author, international speaker, university instructor, and business owner.
Additionally, she writes articles appearing in a variety of publications, and is interviewed frequently on radio, in podcasts, and for magazines. Diane is the author of the textbook Oral Motor Assessment and Treatment: Ages and Stages and two parent-professional books Feed Your Baby and Toddler Right: Early Eating and Drinking Skills Encourage the Best Development and Nobody Ever Told Me (or My Mother) That! Everything from Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development.
Diane Bahr is the author of Feed Your Baby & Toddler Right: Early Eating and Drinking Skills Encourage the Best Development (2018), Nobody Ever Told Me (or My Mother) That! Everything from Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development (2010), and Oral Motor Assessment and Treatment: Ages and Stages (2001) for which she has received royalty payments. She is the co-owner of Ages and Stages®, LLC for which she is paid. Additionally, she receives payment for courses through TalkTools, The Breathe Institute, Speech Therapy PD, and Northern Speech Services. She is receiving an honorarium for teaching this IAOM class.
To receive CE credit for this live session, participants must attend the full session and attest to their attendance within five days following the conference.
Participants will earn 0.15 ASHA CEUs, introductory level, for attendance of this 1.5 hour session.
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
|This course is not pre approved for AOTA continuing education credit.