Feeding Disorders

Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach

Apr 26 2013 (All day) - Apr 27 2013 (All day)

Kennedy Krieger Outpatient Center
Conference Room 202, 2nd Floor
801 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205

ABOUT THE EVENT 

Seminar in Oral Placement Therapy (OPT)
1.2 CEUS / 12 Contact Hours

Feeding Disorders Program Fundraiser: A Taste of Greece

Mar 8 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Location:

Acropolis Restaurant
4718 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

About The Event:

All proceeds will benefit families in the Kennedy Krieger Feeding Disorders Program who have difficulty covering some of the costs incurred during their admission, such as blenders, car seats, transportation, and lodging. 

View the event flyer.

Kennedy Krieger Expert Offers Ways to Distinguish Between Picky Eating and a Pediatric Feeding Disorder

September 19, 2011

September 19, 2011 (Baltimore, MD) -- Catering to a child who is a picky eater is like being a short-order cook: chaotic. Dinnertime becomes a war zone, leading to hopeless battles fought over vegetables and macaroni and cheese.

Laura's Story

When Jeffery and Rebekah Fish found out that they were going to have a baby, they were understandably thrilled.

"Even before she was born, we sang to the baby," says Jeffery. "We named her ahead of time." They had big dreams for Laura, but they also wanted that most basic of things: a happy, healthy baby girl. That was not to be.

Winning The Weight Loss Battle

Courtney
McGrath
Strict Diet and Discipline Helps Teen Lose More Than 200 lbs.

Ashley Melvin had a blast this summer swimming at camp, walking her dog in her Eastern Shore hometown, celebrating her Sweet Sixteen at a bowling alley.

What a difference a year makes. In August 2002, paramedics rushed to Ashley's house when she fell and her frightened grandparents realized they couldn't help her get up. At 397 lbs, Ashley was dangerously overweight. The teen depended on oxygen 24 hours a day and her feet had swollen so large she could not wear shoes.

Picky-Eating, Just a Phase or Something More Serious?

August 31, 2009
Insights on Feeding Disorders from Kennedy Krieger’s Experts

Catering to a child who is a picky-eater is like being a short-order cook: chaotic. Dinnertime becomes a war zone, with hopeless battles fought over vegetables and macaroni and cheese.

Feeding Disorders

To find patient care programs and faculty treating feeding disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute, as well as research investigating this disorder, please see the right-hand column below. Additional helpful information, including definitions, symptoms, Institute press releases, Potential magazine articles, and other resources outside the Institute, have also been provided for readers on this page.

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