Category Archives: Feeding

Picky Eaters Course Receives CPE approval for Dietitians


Education Resources is thrilled to announce that the upcoming popular feeding course: Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders: The SOS Approach to Feeding has been approved by The Commission on Dietetic Registration for CPE’s (Continuing Professional Education) for  Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN™) … Continue reading

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The AEIOU Systematic Approach to Pediatric Feeding – Dynamic CEU Course for OT’s, SLP’s and Dietician’s


We are thrilled to offer this dynamic pediatric feeding course, presented by Nina Ayd Johanson a highly regarded clinician and renowned teacher. This course teaches a step-by-step approach for helping children learn to explore food, enjoy eating, and participate independently in social … Continue reading

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Considering Getting an AOTA Specialty Certification in Feeding and Swallowing?


Did you know that many of our feeding and swallowing courses can serve to meet the objectives you set for yourself to become certified for advanced practice?  Applicants for advance certification are welcome to use any continuing education course that … Continue reading

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Erin Ross feeding method recommended by NANN


We are very excited to announce that our esteemed faculty member Erin Ross has had her  SOFFI Method© of feeding recommended by the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. The National Association of Neonatal Nurses recently published the Infant-Directed Oral Feeding for Premature … Continue reading

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A FAB Alternative to Sensory Diets


Posted by Education Resources Faculty: John Pagano FAB “Functionally Alert Behavior” Strategies provide a practical alternative to the use of a Sensory Diet. In working for over 30 years as a full time occupational therapist with my own sensory processing challenges, … Continue reading

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Pediatric Occupational Therapists: Help with refusal of spoon to mouth


Michelle Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am a pediatric occupational therapist. I have several kiddos on my caseload now who are all on the spectrum. Each one resists taking a spoon to mouth and has a limited acceptance of a … Continue reading

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Kay Toomey and Erin Ross Bring SOS Approach to Feeding to California


We listened to all your requests, and we are thrilled to announce that our esteemed faculty Kay Toomey and Erin Ross are bringing their popular course: Picky Eater vs Problem Feeder: The SOS Approach to Feedingto Auburn California on May … Continue reading

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Failure to Thrive – Feeding


Kristen Posts: Dear ERI COMMUNITY: I am a pediatric nurse practitioner working with a child who struggles with severe oral aversion. At 18 months old she was diagnosed with sensory processing disorder and failure to thrive and enrolled her in … Continue reading

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Therapy Tip: Autism and Feeding


Jennifer Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Tip for OT’s working on feeding:I recently attended a conference on Autism and an amazing OT & DO, Paula Aquilla was one of the presenters. She shared many techniques she has tried, but one that has … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Approach to Feeding Fragile Infants


ERI Faculty, Erin Ross publishes Paper: Erin Ross, a speech language pathologist and Education Resources, Inc. faculty recently co-authored a paper describing her successful oral feeding of preterm and other ill and fragile infants, based on the SOFFI (“Supporting Oral … Continue reading

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