Learn about sensory processing, the 8 sensory systems and how they may impact a child’s feeding. I will introduce you to my BEST (Body, Emotional, Sensory and Thinking) framework of evidence-based strategies that address picky eating that stems from sensory processing challenges and/or behavioural challenges.
Moira Pena, BScOT, MOT
Moira Peña, BScOT, MOT, OT Reg. (Ont.) is an experienced occupational therapist, speaker and educator. Moira works at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto, Canada with children and youth on the autism spectrum. She is an Expert Hub Team member of the ECHO Ontario Autism Program which aims to further develop paediatricians’ and school psychologists’ skills to screen, diagnose and best support children and youth on the autism spectrum and their families. She is a published author and researcher in The Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders and The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Moira is also a Lecturer (Status Appointment) in the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto.