Continuing Education

Upcoming Conferences

When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters versus Problem Feeders, Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding

About the Conference

The Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding workshop is a trans-disciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical, and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems.

Intended Audience
Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Registered Dietitians, Special Education Teachers, Psychologists, Physical Therapists, Early Intervention Specialists, Nurses, Physicians, and Mental Health Workers.  Note: Training conferences are created for professionals. If parents wish to attend the training workshop, they must be accompanied by their child’s feeding therapist.

August 11-14, 2022
8/11: 7AM – 5:15PM,  8/12 & 8/13: 7:30AM-5:15PM,  and 8/14: 7:30 AM to 3:15 PM
Clarion Hotel Portland 
120 Congress Street, Portland, Maine

Kay A. Toomey, PhD
Pediatric Psychologist; President of Toomey & Associates, Inc.;
Clinical Consultant to the Feeding Clinic at STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder
Lindsay Beckerman, MOT, OTR/L
Pediatric Occupational Therapist; Pediatric Feeding Specialist
Kelly Fitzpatrick, CCC-SLP
Pediatric Speech Pathologist; Pediatric Feeding Specialist

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