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Nutrition for the Selective Feeder

Training Overview:

Register today for the live virtual training “Nutrition for the Selective Feeder” which will be presented by Stephanie Brown, MSPH, RD, CSP, LDN.

This webinar will review how to assess a child's diet to determine if they are meeting their nutrition needs. Based on assessment, changes can be made to a child's diet to encourage appropriate intake and develop a well-balanced diet.

Audience:

Educators, school administrators, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, social workers, psychologists, pediatricians, and other allied healthcare professionals. Parents, family members, and community members are also welcome to register.

Objectives:

By the end of this training, attendees will:

  • Understand the various methods of assessing a child's diet.
  • Review strategies for developing an age-appropriate, well-balanced diet.
  • Discuss appropriate accommodations for those children with restrictive diets.
  • Understand how gastrointestinal disorders can affect a child's intake.
  • Know when to refer to a dietitian.

About the Speaker:

Stephanie Brown, MSPH, RD, CSP, LDN, is a Registered Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP) whose interest in feeding picky children brought her to the Kennedy Krieger Feeding Disorders Program over five years ago. She received her Master of Science in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Coordinated Program in 2011. Prior to joining Kennedy Krieger Institute, Stephanie worked for four years as a dietitian for the Johns Hopkins WIC Program. As a Latina and bilingual provider, she provided nutrition services in a WIC Clinic consisting of refugees and Hispanic families. Her interest in selective eating eventually brought her to the Kennedy Krieger Feeding Disorders Program. As a member of an interdisciplinary feeding team, Stephanie provides tailored meal plans and helps empower her clients to select appropriate foods for their children based on their cultural and dietary needs.

Questions?

Contact Hanah Tanenholtz at CARDOutreachandTraining@KennedyKrieger.org or call (443) 923-7596.

Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) does not take responsibility for information shared in this public event. Please keep all questions general and do not disclose personal health information (PHI).

Tuesday, June 1 at 11:30am to 12:40pm

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