2022 Feeding Seminar

November 3-4, 2022

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.

You may recall that Melanie and Holly joined us virtually for the 2021 Feeding Seminar. They listened to your requests and set off creating new coursework to meet your requests. Thanks to our feeding teams for sharing your voices!

Meet Your Instructors

Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP

Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP, is an international speaker on the topic of feeding babies, toddlers and school age kids. Melanie’s advice has been shared in a variety of television and print media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, CNN.com and Parents Magazine.

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

Holly Knotowicz, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and a Feeding and Swallowing specialist with over 10 years of experience. She holds a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Nazareth College.

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Conference Registration Fees

Online Registration closes on Monday, October 31, 2022

  • $275 for both days EARLY BIRD Registration only by October 7th, 2022
  • $295 for both days after October 7th, 2022
  • $155 for parents of children with disabilities or students attending college full time.
  • $205 for Douglas ESD employees

Registration fee includes lunch each day. One-day registration is not available.

Note: Registration is not confirmed until payment is received. Please have payment ready when you register.

There is no refund on cancellations after October 28, 2022.

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


Conference Location:
Salem Convention Center - Click Here
200 Commercial St SE
Salem, Oregon 97301


The Grand Hotel Salem
201 Liberty Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97301

$159 Deluxe King Room
$169 Deluxe Double Queen

Reservations may be made by calling the Grand Hotel at (866)614-1900. Let them know that you will be attending the 2022 Feeding Seminar to receive the negotiated rate.

Lodging includes complimentary hot, buffet breakfast.

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