The Get Permission Approach to Sensory Mealtime Challenges – February 16 and 17

“The Get Permission Approach to

Sensory Mealtime Challenges”

Presented by Marsha Dunn Klein MEd., OTR/L

“Get Permission” is an approach to mealtimes and feeding treatment based on the foundation of trust in a feeding relationship. It supports children who have sensory mealtime challenges in moving forward with mealtime goals with trust, enjoyment, and confidence. It follows the child’s lead with creative and sensitive mealtime treatment strategies. The purpose of this relationship-based workshop is to provide treatment and family support strategies for children with sensory mealtime challenges. Its focus is to help children find enjoyment and confidence in the sensory aspects of mealtimes. We look at complicated sensory challenges for children who are worried about the sensory aspects of feeding, those who have had limited or scary oral sensory experiences, those who are fed by tube, have visual impairments or are on the autism spectrum. It supports an approach of getting oral sensory permission as a foundation of trust for change. Case studies will be reviewed and discussed.

Saturday, February 16th and Sunday, February 17th, 2013
University of Arizona Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Room 205
1131 E. 2nd Street, Tucson, Arizona

Registration Information

COST: $395.00 per person, registration received less than 30 days before the workshop will be $425.00. A reduced rate is available for students and parents. Group discounts available for professionals, call for additional information.

Click here for additional course details and registration form!

To register, please click the link above, and print the registration form. After you have filled out the requested information, you can mail the form in along with your check. You may also send the form via fax to secure fax machine (520-829-9636) with your credit card information included. 

Contact Sara Heckle: or call (520) 829-9635

About FSA

Home visitation & parent education programs providing a continuum of quality, research-based, & curriculum driven services to support families & children prenatally through age 5.
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