Dr. Kay Toomey Tackling Pediatric Feeding Disorders Round 2!

Course Number
1653
Price
24.99
Overview

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Presenters: Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP and Dr. Kay Toomey, PhD

In this episode Michelle is joined by none other than THE Dr. Kay Toomey, President of Toomey & Associates, Inc., Clinical Consultant to the Feeding Clinic at STAR Institute, and developer of the SOS Approach to Feeding.  In this episode, Dr. Toomey sheds light on best practice regarding the term ARFIDS, gives functional advice on what terminology should be used instead, discusses the prevalence of food allergies amongst our “picky eaters”, as well as giving functional advice for those that want to make a jump from a different setting into treating pediatric feeding disorders.  It’s a whirlwind of an hour, but an hour with Dr. Toomey that is absolutely mind expanding!

Objective

By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:

  1. Use of ARFID and what evidenced based terminology Clinicians should use instead.
  2. The prevalence of food allergies amongst our patients that have been typically referred to as “picky eaters”.
  3. Three resources that Clinicians new to pediatric feeding disorders should pursue.
About Michelle: Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP is an accomplished lecturer and PEDs Therapist, she has written and given numerous ASHA approved CEU lectures on such topics as Infantile Spasm and Oropharyngeal Dysphagia, along with Apps and ST, and co-authored a course on Best Practices in EI.  She has also given an AOTA-approved lecture on Sensory Integration from the SLP perspective.  Michelle has delivered lectures at the SCSHA Convention and twice with the SCATP Expo. 

About Dr. Kay: Dr. Kay A. Toomey 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.  She also acts as a consultant to Gerber Products.  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 at STAR Institute 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. 
Additional Information


This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)


Time-Ordered Agenda:

0-10: Introductions and Backgrounds

10-20: Discuss the terminology ARFIDs and what vocabulary should be used instead.

20-30: Discuss the prevalence of food allergies amongst patients that have “picky eating”.

30-45: Discuss resources that a therapist new to the world of pediatric feeding disorders can read/participate in to prepare themselves for evidenced based treatment.  

45-1:00: Questions and Answers

 

Disclosure Statement for Kay Toomey:

Financial: Kay Toomey is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.


Disclosure Statement for Michelle Dawson:

Financial: Michelle Dawson is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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