“The Feeding Doctor” coming to RSOI seminar

Dr. Katja Rowell

Sept. 21, 2018 – The popular speaker and writer known as “The Feeding Doctor” will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Feeding Seminar scheduled for November in Salem and organized by the Regional & Statewide Services for Students with Orthopedic Impairments.

Dr. Katja Rowell, a relational feeding specialist, has developed expertise in “extreme” picky eating, food preoccupation and supporting foster and adopted children with feeding, nutrition and growth challenges. She is on the SPOON Foundation medical advisory board and is also an adviser to the Minnesota Trauma Project. 

The seminar is designed to support education-based feeding teams, and to address questions of safe feeding and provide feeding supports in educational settings. New teams and team members, along with program administrators are welcome to attend. Parents, students, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, educators, pediatricians, nurses, dietitians and other related professionals are also encouraged to attend.

Registration is now open for the two-day event, which is scheduled for Nov. 29 and 30 at Chemeketa Eola Center in Salem. The cost is $265 for both days, with special rates available for early-bird registration, for parents of children with disabilities or students attending college full time and for Douglas Education Service District employees. Early-bird registration closes Oct. 12, and regular registration will close Nov. 23.

For more details, visit www.smore.com/7svgr.