Oral Motor / Feeding Workshop

April 11-13, 2019

Doubletree Hotel, Seattle Airport
18740 International Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98188


About the Workshop

This three-day workshop is designed for parents, therapists, educators and nurses. It is based on a holistic perspective of feeding development in the context of motor development, respiration, and the sensory system, as well as those critical components of communication and control.

The course will offer hands-on training in treatment techniques for introducing and refining spoon feeding, cup drinking, and finger feeding. It will also include program planning and treatment techniques for children with sensory issues and children receiving non-oral feeding.

About the Instructor

Gay Lloyd Pinder, Ph.D., CCC/SLP, C/NDT is a Speech-Language Pathologist who has specialized for the past forty years in working with children with neuromuscular disorders and oral motor/feeding/communication problems associated with those disorders. Dr. Pinder continues to be connected with Children’s Therapy Center which now has four sites in south King county and Tacoma. In addition to her direct treatment, Dr. Pinder is a certified instructor in Neuro Developmental Treatment (NDT) and has taught in the United States and internationally. Her therapy is child-centered and family-focused, and is based on a holistic perspective of development.

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