Can’t Touch This: Overview and Treatment of Sensory Feeding Disorders- Revised

May 19, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm

*This is a Closed Event for Therapy 2000 Employees Only*

This event is open to OT/ST

Approval is pending for 2 CEUs by TOTA, approved for 2 CEUs by TSHA



Paige Howell, MS, CCC-SLP & Meredith Wagnon, OTR, MOT

Course Location:

3307 Northland Drive, Suite 470
Austin, TX 78731


10:00am to 12:00om

Course Description:

This class will allow participants to understand the relationship between sensory and feeding for children of all ages. Upon completion, participants will have basic skills for evaluation and development of treatment strategies for children with sensory-based feeding disorders, including strategies for families to support and promote mealtime success.

About Our Speakers:

Paige Howell, MS, CCC-SLP

Paige is a Hanen-Certified Speech-Language Pathologist who specializes in early childhood with an emphasis in feeding and high risk infant care.  She earned her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Dallas- Callier Center in May 2008.  Paige spent five years working in the public school setting as the Early Childhood lead, working almost exclusively with children with ASD and language delays ages 3-6.  She joined the Therapy 2000 team in August 2013 and currently serves as a Team Manager and Senior Clinical Specialist for the Fort Worth Division.  Paige enjoys working closely with Therapy 2000 clinicians as well as the patients and their families to help ensure Therapy 2000’s high standard of quality care.

Meredith Wagnon, OTR, MOT

Meredith Wagnon, OTR, MOT is an occupational therapist with 11 years of experience working in the pediatric population including early intervention, home health care, and the public school system.  She also has background working in the adult rehabilitation setting.  Meredith has extensive experience working with autism spectrum and behavior disorders as well as clients with sensory integration dysfunction. She currently serves as a team manager and a feeding mentor, assisting fellow therapists in the development and implementation of feeding therapy for infants and children. Meredith has a Masters of Occupational Therapy, degree received from Maryville University of Saint Louis.

Learner Objectives:

  1. Participants will identify “red flags” related to sensory feeding difficulties and/or oral aversions during evaluation.
  2. Participants will be able to identify and discuss hierarchy approach for sensory feeding patients.
  3. Participants will read a case study and develop a treatment plan to address deficit areas related to sensory impairment


10:00am to 12:00pm



“Based on our CEU application method, TSHA requires all speech professionals miss no more than 10 minutes of class to receive full credit. Partial credit is not available for speech therapistsIf you are late to class at start or after break by more than 10 minutes, no credit can be granted, although you are still warmly welcome to attend.”

Thank You for your understanding of this externally mandated requirement.


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