The first PFD diagnosis in the US

Published by Feeding Matters on Oct 08, 2021

Families of children with pediatric feeding disorder around the United States have long struggled to advocate and explain their children’s struggle in part because there has never been a diagnosticRead 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…

Hope and Trust

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, Feeding Matters CEO on Feb 02, 2021

Friends of Feeding Matters, A new year, a new beginning, and a chance to dream. We were proud to share our 2020 milestones with you and we look forward to what theRead full post…

2020, What a Year!

Published by Jaclyn Pederson, Feeding Matters CEO on Dec 29, 2020

2020, what a year! In 2019, we were proud to share with you the publication of our paper declaring PFD a stand-alone condition -a catalyst for large-scale change and thisRead full post…

Join us in congratulating our Founder!

Published by Feeding Matters on Aug 18, 2020

Congratulations Shannon Goldwater Founder and Emeritus Board Member Since 2006, Shannon Goldwater has been a visionary leader, ardent supporter, and steadfast champion as Founder of Feeding Matters. Shannon’s story beganRead 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…

Feeding Matters Announces Interim CEO

Published by Feeding Matters on Jun 15, 2020

We are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has selected Jaclyn Pederson as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Feeding Matters.Jaclyn, a member of the Feeding Matters team sinceRead 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 announces Chris Linn’s departure as President and CEO

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February 27, 2020 It is with mixed emotions that the Feeding Matters Board of Directors announces Chris Linn’s departure as President and CEO. Since 2008, Chris has played a critical roleRead 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…

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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