Coming from a BCBA: Top 5 Tips on How to Set Up your Home for Feeding Therapy

Published by Amanda Cowan, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA on Jul 05, 2021

Do you have a child who demonstrates extreme food selectivity (aka a “picky eater”)? Does prepping dinner or the thought of prepping dinner stress you out? Meal times are anRead full post…

My child needs a Feeding Tube!? Going home with a feeding tube shouldn’t be rocket science!

Published by Melissa Anderson, RDN on May 01, 2021

Hearing your child needs a feeding tube is scary in itself. Realizing you’ll be expected to use this tube at home, without a medical professional, can be terrifying! With allRead full post…

VOLUNTEER MEDICAL DIRECTOR: RICHARD NOEL, MD

Published by Feeding Matters on Mar 01, 2021

We are excited to share with you our volunteer Medical Director for the 2021-2022 term, Dr. Richard Noel. We also would like to ardently thank Dr. Jaime Phalen, our previousRead full post…

Economic Impact Report

Published by Feeding Matters on Aug 11, 2020

A single swallow requires the use of 26 muscles and 6 cranial nerves working in perfect harmony to move food and liquid through the body. When one or more piecesRead full post…

ICFQ Rack Card

Published by Feeding Matters on Aug 07, 2020

Feeding Matters’ innovative Infant and Child Feeding Questionnaire® (ICFQ©) was authored in partnership with internationally renowned thought leaders representing multiple disciplines related to feeding. The ICFQ© is an age specificRead full post…

Tips for finding specialized foods during COVID-19

Published by Feeding Matters Family Advisory Council on May 20, 2020

COVID-19 has brought many changes and challenges, and families with PFD face unique obstacles finding resources to navigate special food and healthcare needs.  Know that you are not alone inRead full post…

Telepractice Resources

Published by Feeding Matters on Apr 10, 2020

Feeding Matters is committed to providing up-to-date telepractice logistics, technology, delivery, and overall experience resources. The links below will provide you with more information about organizations supporting the move toRead full post…

PFD Alliance Information

Published by Cuyler Romeo on Feb 27, 2020

The PFD Alliance is an open access community of professionals, families and community partners driven to further advances in PFD by accelerating identification, igniting research, and promoting collaborative care. PFDRead full post…

Feeding Matters funds clinical tool research project

Published by Feeding Matters on Feb 14, 2020

Feeding Matters launched its small grants program in 2019 to support the growing need for research on Pediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD). The initiative was led by the Granting Research CommitteeRead full post…

Holidays reminds me of fun at Grandma’s

Published by Epic Medical Solutions an Aveanna Company on Dec 02, 2019

The holidays reminds me of fun at Grandma’s house: playing with cousins, building with Tinker Toys, sledding so long that our mittens (and fingers!) were frozen solid, and decorating cookies.Read full post…

Food Is Sensory: Post-Event Blog

Published by Marsha Dunn Klein on Oct 23, 2019

Post-Event Blog Is there a formal assessment that parents and healthcare professionals can use to help “grade the ask” for children who refuse to eat? Do you have any strategiesRead full post…

PFDA Quarterly Update

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 10, 2019

Our Summer Town Halls are complete. We are pleased to report on pillar actions and committee achievements as we prepare for our digital ideation and symposium to be held inRead full post…

Introducing LACI: Learning Advanced through Collaborative Initiatives

Published by Feeding Matters on Sep 06, 2019

Feeding Matters’ newest program, the Professional Collaborative: LACI (Learning Advanced through Collaborative Initiatives), is a 6-month virtual learning experience for occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists in Maricopa County. Funded byRead full post…

Open Call for Abstracts: PFD Research Small Grant Program

Published by Feeding Matters on Sep 02, 2019

Feeding Matters is excited to introduce a small grant program to support the growing need for research on PFD. An initiative of Feeding Matters’ PFD Alliance Research Pillar, the smallRead full post…

Infant Allergy Awareness Month

Published by Feeding Matters on Jul 18, 2019

Food allergies in infants and children are becoming more prevalent. A new survey of 900 US moms (of children aged 0-1) and 100 US pediatricians took a look at theRead full post…

Register Now: 2019 Virtual Town Halls

Published by Feeding Matters on May 21, 2019

Now that Feeding Matters’ PFD Alliance and thought leaders have convened at the 2019 International PFD Conference, the Feeding Matters’ Strategic Plan is available for public viewing. We maintain ourRead full post…

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