The famous American OT and Author Patricia Oetter at Metropolitan College

IMG 7429 lowThe Faculty of Health Sciences and, in particular, the School of Occupational Therapy of Metropolitan College received the famous American Occupational Therapist and author Patricia Oetter (MA, OTR / L, FAOTA), who delivered a memorable seminar entitled ‘The Trilogy: Sucking-Swallowing-Breathing – Got it, Get it, Keep it: Major influences on Development, Learning and Behaviour’. The seminar was held in the main Auditorium of Metropolitan College, Maroussi Campus.

The seminar addressed the correlation in the synchronization between sucking / swallowing / breathing and behavior, learning, attitude development, feeding, communication, alertness, self-regulation, psychosocial development and common health problems in children. It, furthermore, focused on the correlation of this information with sensory disorders in processing and integration.