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Join us to learn more about feeding challenges and how to treat them.

The Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program at Kennedy Krieger has provided interdisciplinary care to patients for more than 40 years and has become a renowned model for assessment and treatment of children with complex and severe feeding disorders. The speakers are each experts in their respective disciplines with respect to the assessment and treatment of feeding disorders across a continuum of care. 


  • Stephanie Brown, MSPH, RD, CSP, LDN

  • Lyndsay Fairchild, PhD, LP, BCBA-D

  • Michelle Melicosta, MD, MPH

  • Katherine Stevens, MS, OTR/L

  • Claire Warren, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Moderator:  Alison Kozlowski, PhD, LP, BCBA-D

 Learning objectives:

Describe a feeding disorder and list key medical, psychological, nutritional and oral-motor components that may be present.  Discuss the importance of an interdisciplinary team in the assessment and treatment of a child with a feeding disorder and the role of each discipline in these processes. Discuss common medical, psychological, nutritional and oral-motor interventions for feeding disorders.

Intended audience/instructional level:
Intermediate level for physicians, nurse practitioners, licensed psychologists, psychology associates, other mental health professionals, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, dietitians and other interested professionals.


Continuing Education (Pending Approval):

Kennedy Krieger Institute is an APA-approved sponsor of continuing education for psychologists. Kennedy Krieger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 1.5 CE Credits will be granted to licensed psychologists. No conflicts of interest have been identified (this includes commercial support & research grants/funding).
Kennedy Krieger Institute is also approved to sponsor continuing education for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Maryland Department of Health Board of Occupational Therapy Practice (MDBOT), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Kennedy Krieger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. No conflicts of interest have been identified. 0.15 ASHA CE Credits, 1.0 MDBOT CE Credits, and 1.0 CDR CE Credits will be offered, as appropriate based on discipline, for those who attend the presentation in its entirety.