Birth to Three Calendar
This is a calendar that includes a variety of Connecticut Birth to Three System and other related events.
When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters Versus Problem Feeders
Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding
Dates & Location:
Special Weekday Conference Monday – Thursday
OCTOBER 21-24, 2019
Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street
Dr. Kay A. Toomey, PhD, Lindsay Beckerman, MOT, OTR/L, & Kelly Fitzpatrick, CCC-SLP
Early Bird (on or before 8/15/19): $739.00/person
Standard (on or after 8/16/2019): $789.00/person
Group Discounts at any time (only 1 applies)
3rd person’s registration = 25% off; 4th person’s registration = 50% off; 5th person’s registration = FREE
All registration takes place online at:
Target Audience: Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Special Educators, Early Intervention Specialists, Nurses, Psychologists, Physicians, Dietitians, Mental Health Workers, other Child Care Providers, and Educators.
This course is offered for 2.85 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional content area). This course will focus on the treatment SOS Approach to Feeding and will not discuss other similar or related treatments.
STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder is an AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA continuing education credit awarded: 28.5
The SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding workshop is a trans-disciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical, and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems.
MAKE SURE you leave enough time to complete the modules and exams. There are approximately 10 hours of modules and 2 short exams. If you have technical problems accessing the modules TRY USING A DIFFERENT BROWSER. If problems continue contact firstname.lastname@example.org or at 860-509-7557.
Presenters: Mandy Rispoli, Ph.D. and Hedda Meadan, Ph.D.
Description: Child care providers and preschool teachers need to use best-practices to successfully include young children with autism and related disorders in their programs. This webinar will discuss best practices for including all children (birth-5) in program activities. Presenters will define what is inclusion and the benefits of including young children with autism and related disorders in child care and preschool settings. They will also discuss best practices professionals can use to include young children with autism and identify social and physical modifications for the environment that could support successful inclusion.
1. Participants will define what is inclusion and describe characteristics of successful inclusion of young children (birth-5) with autism and related disorders
2. Participants will identify the benefits of including young children with autism and related disorders in child care and preschool settings
3. Participants will discuss best practices for modifying the social and physical environment to support inclusion of young children with autism and related disorders
The State Interagency Coordinating Council is established under federal and state law for the purpose of advising and assisting the CT Birth to Three System in managing its responsibilities under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
All Council meetings are open to the public with a period for public comment scheduled. Minutes from prior meetings are available on the Birth to Three System website at www.birth23.org. Come share your input and experiences, observe, or request the Council’s assistance.