Overcoming Challenges: Evaluation and Treatment of Sensory Based Feeding Disorders in Children

Description: This webinar will provide information on the evaluation and treatment of sensory-based feeding disorders for a variety of ages and diagnoses. This webinar will include information on how to overcome challenges in identifying, evaluating, and treating this population across a variety of settings. Course topics will also discuss ways to modify your treatment plan to serve the need to families experiencing mealtime stress for children with a variety of underlying diagnoses including cerebral palsy, dysphagia, and brain injury. Ideas and strategies for incorporating therapy into the home will also be provided.  

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify when therapy is appropriate for children with feeding disorders
  • Determine ways to deliver effective therapy within your setting for a given diagnosis
  • Construct ways to help families measure progress outside of therapy

Instructor: Ashley Berman M.A., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Audience: Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists

Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.

Continuing Education Credits


The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (P0609-11/30/2022) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This CNE is being offered for 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Physical Therapy 

The Illinois Physical Therapy Board has approved this course for 1.0 Contact Hours.  Approval #216-000069

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.  This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1.0 Contact Hours

Occupational Therapy

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 00439. This distance learning – independent and interactive webinar is offered at .1 CEUs [intermediate, OT service delivery]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

Speech-Language Pathology

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).


Financial: Receives a salary from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

 Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended. 

  • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Mozilla Firefox & Google Chrome
  • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari
  • Do NOT use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge as they are not supported.

Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


Online Learning Nurses Occupational Therapists OTA and PTA Physical Therapists Speech Language Pathologists