DATES: Thursday – Sunday April 21-24th 2022
TIMES: 7:30AM-5PM, Sunday ends at 3PM PST
LOCATION: Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center
601 W. McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768
FEE: Register by January 31st and receive $50 off using
$850 for a single registration
$765 for group registration (5 or more)- To ensure that the group discount applies correctly, please DO NOT have any of your group register prior to receiving the discount code.
Please note- Only one discount per registration. Early Bird and Group discounts cannot be combined.
See below for cancellation policy and COVID safety
About the Conference
The Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S.) Approach to Feeding workshop is a trans-disciplinary program for assessment and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years of age. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems.
The 4-day in-person intermediate-level conference is geared towards practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter such as Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Dieticians, Special Educators, Early Intervention Specialists, Nurses, Psychologists, Physicians, Mental Health Workers, other Child Care Providers, and Educators. Techniques and objectives learned may benefit babies, toddlers, and small children. Other ages and special populations are covered in the advanced workshops.
- List the seven areas of human function that need to be examined to provide a comprehensive Feeding Assessment.
- Identify at least five of the oral, sensory, motor, cognitive or emotional developmental milestones key to being able to eat well.
- List three reasons why children won’t eat, as based on learning theory principles.
- Differentiate classical and operant conditioning principles as applied to resolving feeding problems.
- Identify at least four of the necessary components of an SOS Approach to Feeding program for babies, toddlers, and young children in either an individual or group therapy session.
- List all three requirements for building a Food Hierarchy.
- Identify at least one play-based strategy for progressing a child up each of the 6 major Steps on the Steps to Eating Hierarchy.
For details about the course and to register click here