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AEIOU: An Integrated Approach to Pediatric Feeding
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The AEIOU approach – acceptance, exposure,independence, observation and understanding – offers a successful method forintegrated treatment of infants and young children with challenging feeding disorders using sensory, oral motor, biomedical and environmental strategies. This course teaches a step-by-step approach for helping children learn to explore food, enjoy eating, and participate independently in social mealtimes.

10/13/2017 to 10/14/2017
When: October 13-14, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: New Orleans
United States
Contact: Scott Boston

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The AEIOU approach – acceptance, exposure,independence, observation and understanding – offers a successful method forintegrated treatment of infants and young children with challenging feeding disorders using sensory, oral motor, biomedical and environmental strategies. This course teaches a step-by-step approach for helping children learn to explore food, enjoy eating, and participate independently in social mealtimes. Five factors in this holistic approach emphasize active participation, independence and shared control. Participants will leave with knowledge and practical information to achieve functional outcomes for complex etiologies, improve quality of mealtime, manage tube dependency and transition to eating solid foods, treat sensory aversions, improve oral-motor skills, achieve home carryover, and more. This course is presented in a dynamic learning environment, using case studies and videos to engage and instruct participants. Extensive resources are provided. Many special populations are discussed including: prematurity, GERD, allergies, autism, failure to thrive, tracheostomy, picky eaters, and children with various syndromes.

CEUs:  This is a 16-hour course equivalent to 1.6 CEUs. This course is offered for 1.6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional area).  AOTA: Motivations, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #4002, for 16 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: evaluation, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU's does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. 

Cost:  $495

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