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Webinar | Mealtimes for children with vision and hearing impairment: Creating everyday eating and drinking routines

Child wearing red glasses licking an icecream

Presenter: Emma Necus

Emma is a speech pathologist and international board-certified lactation consultant based in Brisbane, Australia. She is the clinical lead for speech pathology for National 360, and is the owner and director of Feed and Grow. Emma has been supporting children and their families to develop their eating and drinking skills for the last 20yrs in the UK, New Zealand and Australia.

Interaction, communication and routine are important aspects of mealtimes for all children. Children with deafblindness need the same opportunities.
This webinar will help you understand
• development of eating and drinking skills in children
• the different needs of children with limited access to sight and sound
• adjustments for children with deafblindness that provide equal access to mealtime experiences
• how to create a daily routine that encourages development of mealtimes skills

There will be an opportunity at the end of the presentation for audience members to ask questions. This webinar will be live captioned and Auslan interpreted.

Date: Monday 3rd April, 2023

Time: 3:00pm AEST / 2:30pm ACST / 1:00pm AWST

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: Grant funded. No charge to attend.

Click here to register for the webinar