Infant Feeding Foundations Workshop

Perth, WA - November 19, 2018
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Perth Workshop 2018

WHEN: Monday 19 November 2018

COST: $330

VENUE: St Catherine’s on Park, 2 Park Road, Crawley (adjacent to the University of Western Australia)

 

TIME: 8.40am – registration and tea/coffee; 9am – workshop starts, finish at 4.45pm

 

AGENDA: available here (PDF)

 

PARKING & TRANSPORT: Paid parking is available at UWA and the UWA Gordon St Carpark (~300m away). Alternatively, street parking is subject to availability along Park Road, monitored by the City of Perth, with 3-hour time limits applying. Due to new building developments, there is no onsite parking. St Catherine’s is accessible via public transport with bus stops a 2 min walk away.

ACCOMMODATION: A limited number of executive studios are available onsite. Book with St Catherine’s directly via stcatherinesonpark.com.au. By using the ‘Book direct and save’ panel (bottom right of their website), guests can receive a 15% discount.

 

ENQUIRIES:

Babble & Munch Speech Pathology

training@babbleandmunch.com.au

Open to allied health, medical, nursing & complementary health professionals.

 

Students eligible for 10% discount – email training@babbleandmunch.com.au to register.

Infant Feeding Foundations Workshop

  • Developmental foundations of feeding and oral development
  • Assessment of oral structure, function and feeding skills
  • Feeding case histories
  • How to complete an oral motor examination
  • Impact of tongue tie on feeding and oral development
  • Assessment and management of tongue tie based on current evidence
  • Treatment of breastfeeding and bottle feeding difficulties
  • Treatment of early solids difficulties, including oral motor skills for feeding
  • Focus on 0-12 months, skills also applicable for working with older children

 

Workshop Objectives

  • To understand the typical stages of infant oral and feeding development (0-12 months) that underpin feeding in all ages.
  • To learn how to conduct a thorough case history, oral motor assessment and feeding evaluation to inform treatment plans.
  • To understand the potential impact of tongue tie on feeding and to be aware of the current evidence on assessment and treatment of tongue tie.
  • To identify treatment principles and techniques for breastfeeding, bottle feeding and early solids difficulties, including related oral motor skills.

 

Presenter: Carly Veness, Speech Pathologist

 

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