WEBINAR | Etiology and Remediation of Drooling [April 18, 2023]

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Lori L. Overland MS CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC, FOM


One of the most frequently asked questions in oral placement and feeding courses is how to address copious drooling. Understanding the possible challenges which impact a client’s ability to manage their secretions is essential to planning a program.

Talk Tools Instructor and Feeding Expert, Lori Overland, will discuss saliva production, typical drooling, causes for atypical or copious drooling and remediation strategies.

Participants will be able to:
  1. Describe typical drooling in infants.
  2. Identify causes of difficulty managing secretions.
  3. Identify components of an assessment.
  4. Apply at least 3 remediation techniques.
  • 20 mins: What, When, Why — Typical drooling infants
  • 30 mins: Atypical drooling: Signs and Symptoms
  • 30 mins: Assessment of typical vs. Atypical drooling
  • 30 mins: Techniques for drooling remediation
  • 10 mins: Q & A

NOTE: there may changes to handouts/resources prior to the start of the workshop -- be sure you have reviewed any versions you may have downloaded to make sure you have the latest version


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Tresha 19 Jan 23