Monday February 27, 2023
Targeted Nutrition Therapy for Motor Planning and Speech Development: An introduction to the neurobiology of learning.
Kelly Dorfman M.S., LDN-Clinical Nutritionist and Author
Virtual via Zoom

Learning Outcomes- Attendees will be able to:

  • Tell the relationship between motor planning and language development
  • Describe how fats, as structural nutrients, support neurological function
  • Describe how critical nutrient deficiencies can refuce learning capacity and stamina
  • Identify children in the clinician's caseload who may benefit from nutrition intervention​

Time Ordered Agenda-
​6:00-6:15pm        Introduction to the neurobiology of learning
6:15-6:30pm        Different kinds of fats and how they work as structural nutrients
6:30-7:00pm        A targeted nutrient approach to motor and speech dyspraxia
7:00-7:15pm        Mitochondria function and hypotonia
7:15-7:30pm        Nutrition strategies for low tone
7:30-7:45pm        Possible applications to genetic disorders and case studies
7:45-8:00pm        Questions and Answers

                         This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Financial Relationships:
No affiliation with, nor financial gain from resources discussed today
Kelly is receiving an honorarium for today's presentation

Non-Financial Relationships:
Kelly has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Please register in advance for this webinar:
Webinar Registration - Zoom

Capital Area Speech Language and Hearing Association


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