Pediatric Feeding: The Big Picture – Module 2.

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Pediatric Feeding The Big Picture Module 2


Pediatric Feeding: The Big Picture Module 2


In this second of four 2-hour modules making up Pediatric Feeding: The Big Picture Day 1, we concentrate on the first major component of feeding disorders: Sensory issues. We discuss typical and atypical sensory responses to texture, temperature, taste, color, and even tactile elements of the eating experience affect acceptance, chewing and swallowing. We explore hierarchies for using the elements in an individualized treatment plan to improve feeding.


Key Learning Outcomes:

As a result of this presentation, the participant will be able to

  1. Outline the 5 elements of the sensory aspects of eating.
  2. Apply the knowledge of the 5 elements of the sensory experience in treatment.
  3. Describe possible effects of not addressing the sensory component in a feeding treatment plan.



2 hours.



0:00 – 1:00 The five elements of the sensory experience
1:00 – 1:40 Using these elements therapeutically
1:40 – 2:00 Sensory Hierarchies



Presenter Disclosures:

Financial: Jennifer Meyer is a co-owner of CEU-Espresso, Inc. and was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She owns a private practice, Feeding and Dysphagia Resources, P. C. in Denton, TX
Non-financial: Jennifer is a personal friend of the developer of the Res-Q Infant Wedge, sometimes mentioned in her presentations.

Sponsor Disclosure:

This course is presented by CEU-Espresso, Inc.

Content Disclosure:

This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.


We really want you to be able to learn this material, not just breeze through it to take a quiz and say you’ve learned something but forget it by the time you are in front of your next patient or client. So, you will have access to this material for 6 months (180 days) from your registration date. You will be able to download any course resources and stream the video as much as you wish during that time to review the information. We just ask that you not share the handout or other materials with anyone who hasn’t registered for their own access to the course.


Successful Completion:

Each quiz below contains a video with one or two corresponding quiz questions. Course participants must correctly answer 80% of quiz questions to successfully complete this course.