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SOS Approach to Feeding is a transdisciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems of all ages, with a special focus on children from 12 months to 5 years old. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/30/2017 to 12/3/2017
When: Thursday, November 30, 2017
7:30 AM
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Suncoast Hotel and Casino
9090 Alta Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada  89145
United States
Presenter: Kay A. Toomey, PhD, Kelly Fitzpatrick, CCC-SLP, and Bethany Kortsha, MA, OTR/L
Contact: Caraly Walker
(303) 865-7637


Online registration is available until: 11/27/2017
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The SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Approach to Feeding is a transdisciplinary program for assessing and treating feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems in children of all ages, with a special focus on children from 12 months to 5 years old. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems. This is a prerequisite for Online Advanced SOS courses.

Download a copy of the full course agenda here


Cost

Early-Bird Discounted Tuition       $739
Through November 2

Regular Tuition                                 $789
After November 2  

Group Discounts

Register 5 or more participants in a group and automatically receive a discount of 20% off tuition fees!
Use the promotional code SOSNV20 upon checkout to automatically receive the discount on 5 or more registrations.

If participants of the group must pay separately, please:

  1. Register all participants together OR separately and select the “Check/Money Order” option
  2. Send the names of all participants in your group to Caraly Walker at caraly.walker@spdstar.org by November 27, 2017
  3. Once at least 5 registrations are received, the invoices will be adjusted with the discount
  4. Each participant may pay online by credit card or send a check

Groups must be determined and paid in full before the start of the conference.


Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing no later than November 2, 2017 to receive a refund minus $50 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after November 2, 2017. Registrations may be substituted or deferred to a future conference. Staff must be notified of substitutions at least 24 hours before the start of the event. Registrations cancelled due to a family emergency or other unexpected event or illness will be deferred to a future SOS Approach to Feeding Conference sponsored by STAR Institute.


In the event the program must be cancelled due to illness, fire, strikes, war, acts of God, terrorism or other causes that would prevent the event from taking place, STAR Institute will attempt to reschedule the event. If the event is unable to be rescheduled, STAR Institute will refund all tuition fees paid. Costs incurred for nonrefundable travel arrangements or other related individual expenses will not be refunded by STAR Institute.


Faculty


Kay A. Toomey, PhD
, pediatric psychologist and Clinical Director of SOS Feeding Solutions at STAR Institute for SPD, developed the SOS Approach to Feeding as a family-centered program for assessing and treating children with feeding problems.

Kelly Fitzpatrick, CCC-SLP, specializes in evaluating and treating children with SPD and feeding problems and is the Assistant Clinical Director of SOS Feeding Solutions at STAR Institute.

Bethany Kortsha, MA, OTR/L, specializes in evaluating and treating children with SPD and feeding problems and is a member of the SOS Feeding Solutions team at STAR Institute.


Who Should Attend

Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Special Educators, Early Intervention Specialists, Nurses, Physicians, Dietitians, Psychologists, Mental Health Professionals, Educators and other Child Care Providers.



Advanced SOS Topics

The Online Advanced SOS topics have been designed to further the skills of professionals who have already attended an SOS Approach to Feeding Basic 3-day or 4-day Course. Advanced SOS courses are only available online and are accessible 24/7. Choose the topics relevant to your practice and view them at your convenience day or night. Available at spduniversity.spdstar.org. The Basic Course is a prerequisite for purchasing online Advanced SOS courses.



Continuing Education

ASHA

This course is offered for 2.85 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional content area). This course will delineate special concepts and treatment variations for specific feeding problems.

Participants requiring ASHA CEUs will be required to complete an ASHA CEU Participant Form at the end of the conference and return it to a STAR Institute staff member or volunteer. ASHA CEUs cannot be awarded retroactively.

Available for partial credit: No

AOTA

STAR Institute for SPD 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 hours (2.85 CEUs)

  

Other Associations

Please contact your association to inquire as to whether this course will meet the requirements for continuing education credits. We are happy to provide any additional information for submission if requested.


Accommodations

Suncoast Hotel and Casino
9090 Alta Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 636-7111

 

Rates:*

Deluxe Rooms:

$55.00 ($82.48 Inclusive) Sunday through Thursday nights

$99.00  ($132.20 Inclusive) Friday and Saturday nights 

 

Golf View Rooms:

$70.00 ($99.43 Inclusive) Sunday through Thursday nights

$114.00 ($149.15 Inclusive) Friday and Saturday nights 

 

Suites:

One Bedroom Executive Suite at 1,056 sq ft: $130.00 ($167.23 Inclusive) Sun-Thu / $174.00 ($216.95 Inclusive) Fri & Sat

Two Bedroom Mediterranean Suite at 1,584 sq ft: $180.00 ($223.73 Inclusive) Sun-Thu / $224.00 ($273.45 Inclusive) Fri & Sat

One Bedroom Tuscany Suite at 1,792 sq ft: $230.00 ($280.23 Inclusive) Sun-Thu / $274.00 ($329.95 Inclusive) Fri & Sat

Two Bedroom Presidential Suite at 2,515 sq ft: $280.00 ($336.73 Inclusive) Sun-Thu / $324.00 ($386.45 Inclusive)  Fri & Sat

 

The Suncoast has a mandatory $17.99 plus tax (currently 13%) per room per day Resort Fee.*

 

Hotel Features:

  • Variety of onsite restaurants
  • Resort pool and jacuzzi
  • Theater complex offering 16 separate screens
  • 64-lane championship Bowling Center with Pro Shop
  • Arcade 
  • Fitness center
  • Spa
  • Scheduled shuttle service to and from McCarran International Airport

 

Shuttle Schedule:

Departs Suncoast          Departs Airport - 2nd Stop

         8:00 AM                                  9:00 AM
        10:00 AM                                11:00 AM
         12:00 PM                               1:00 PM
         2:00 PM                                  3:00 PM
         4:00 PM                                  5:00 PM
         6:00 PM                                  7:00 PM

 

Reserve online or call 866-636-7111 and reference the Group Code: A7SAC11

Reservations must be made by Monday, October 30, 2017 to receive the group rate.



Terms and Conditions

ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY THE ENTIRE DURATION OF EACH DAY TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ATTENDANCE. LATE ARRIVALS OR EARLY DEPARTURES ON ANY DAYS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. CEUS AND CERTIFICATES OF ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE GIVEN TO PARTICIPANTS THAT ARE LATE OR LEAVE EARLY.

Please ensure to make arrangements for travel and transportation that will allow you to stay until 5:00pm each day and until 3:15pm on the last day.

NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.

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