Pediatric feeding disorders make it difficult or impossible for a child to eat, drink, or digest food normally, often compromising their health and development.
The limited intake seen in these children reflects concern such as:
Watch feeding expert, Dr. Kay Toomey, who has over 30 years of clinical experience assessing and treating children with a wide range of feeding challenges. She will show you clear guidelines to utilize the appropriate therapy approach.
Learn practical therapeutic interventions to use with children from each diagnostic group and ways to improve family meal routines and increase children’s intake of more nutritious foods
Change the lives of the children you work with…purchase this recording today!
This online program is worth 6.5 hours CPD.
|Manual - Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders vs Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) (2.1 MB)||108 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Kay A. Toomey, PhD, is a Pediatric Psychologist who has worked with children who don't eat for almost 30 years. She has developed the SOS Approach to Feeding as a family-centered program for assessing and treating children with feeding problems. Dr. Toomey speaks nationally and internationally about her approach. Dr. Toomey helped to form The Children's Hospital - Denver's Pediatric Oral Feeding Clinic, as well as the Rose Medical Center's Pediatric Feeding Center. Dr. Toomey co-chaired the Pediatric Therapy Services Department at Rose Medical Center prior to entering private practice. Dr. Toomey acted as the Clinical Director for Toomey & Associates, Inc.'s Feeding Clinic for six years and SOS Feeding solutions @ STAR for eight years. Dr. Toomey is currently the President of Toomey & Associates, Inc., and acts as a Clinical Consultant to the Feeding Clinic at STAR institute.
Financial: Kay Toomey is the president of Toomey & Associates, Inc and a clinical consultant for The Feeding Clinic @ Star. She is a member of the PFD Alliance Committee with Feeding Matters. Kay receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Kay Toomey is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Colorado Psychological Association, the Society of Pediatric Psychology, and the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
Prevalence of the Problem
The Complexity of Feeding/Eating
How to Complete a Comprehensive Feeding Assessment
Differential Diagnoses Criteria, Research and Limitations
Treatment Approaches – Align Treatment w/ Diagnosis
Case Studies: When Assessments Go Well, and When They Don’t
Practical Feeding Strategies for Pediatric Feeding Disorder
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