2021 Virtual Feeding Seminar

November 4-5, 2021

This Seminar is designed to support education-based feeding teams. It will address questions of safe feeding and provide feeding supports in educational settings. New teams, new team members and program administrators are welcome to attend.


The seminar is also open to Parents, Students, Speech-Language Pathologists and Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Assistants, Educators and Assistants, Pediatricians and Assistants, Nurses, Dietitians, and appropriate others.

Featuring

Emily Homer, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

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Overview of Safe Swallowing and Feeding in Schools: Looking at the Big Picture

What you need to know to begin addressing swallowing and feeding in the school setting.


Launching the Newest ECHO network: ECHO for Safe Swallowing and Feeding in School Settings

Session #1 What Administrators Need to Know to Set up a Team Procedure in their District for Addressing Swallowing and Feeding

This session is the first in the newest ECHO network, ECHO for Safe Swallowing and Feeding in School Settings. Emily Homer will deliver this and and subsequent network sessions in this once-monthly series. Each session is related to the development of school feeding teams and best practices for safe processes. The 75-minute sessions will feature Q&A, as well as a case study to deepen understanding of content. Attendees are encouraged to invite feeding team members and administrators to the launch.

Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP

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Partnering with Parents in the Kitchen: Strategies for the Picky Eater

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The Child with Food Anxiety

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Holly E Knotowicz, M.S., CCC-SLP

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Food Allergy, EoE and The Feeding Specialists Role

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Daily Schedule At-a-Glance

Thursday, November 4, 2021

8:00-8:15 - Welcome & Announcements

8:15-9:15 - Emily Homer - Overview of Safe Swallowing and Feeding in Schools: Looking at the Big Picture

9:15-9:30 - Break

9:30-11:30 - Melanie Potock - Partnering with Parents Part 1

11:30-12:15 - Lunch Break

12:15-2:45 - Melanie Potock - Partnering with Parents Part 2

2:45-3:00 - Break

3:00-4:15 - Emily Homer - Session #1 for ECHO for Safe Swallowing and Feeding in School Settings What Administrators Need to Know to Set up a Team Procedure in their District for Addressing Swallowing and Feeding


Friday, November 5, 2021

8:30-8:45 - Welcome & Announcements

8:45-10:30 - Melanie Potock - The Child with Food Anxiety

10:30-10:45 - Break

10:45-11:30 Focus Group Breakout Discussions

11:30-12:15 Lunch Break

12:15-3:00 Holly Knotowicz - Food Allergy, EoE and The Feeding Specialists Role

Conference Registration Fees

Online Registration closes on Monday, November 1, 2021


  • $149 for full conference attendance


One-day registration is not available.

Note: Please have payment ready when you register.

There is no refund on cancellations after October 29, 2021.

Certificates of Attendance for 12 contact hour credits will be issued after the 2-day seminar.


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