Webinar: Feeding Challenges in Young Children: An Overview



Many young children with disabilities and developmental delays experience feeding challenges. While their cause and treatment vary, there are a number of common approaches to assessment and intervention. This session will provide ways to collect information about feeding development and an overview of effective strategies and specialized interventions to facilitate feeding development. An emphasis on collaboration across professions will be shared. Resources will also be offered.

Facilitators: Deborah A. Bruns, Ph.D is a Professor in the Department of Counseling, Quantitative Methods and Special Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Dr. Bruns teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in early childhood special education and working with families. She serves on Editorial Boards for the Journal of Early Intervention, Early Childhood Research & Practice and Young Exceptional Children. Dr. Bruns is the Principal Investigator of the Tracking Rare Incidence Syndromes (TRIS) project focusing on rare trisomy conditions. Dr. Bruns also conducts research, provides professional development and publishes on strategies and interventions to address feeding difficulties in young children.

Fee: $25 for DEC members - $35 for non-members Register at: dec-sped.org/LearningDecks

Email dec@dec-sped.org for the member discount code or to register via purchase order.


2/15/2017 1:00 PM - 2/15/2017 2:00 PM


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