First Bite #30 – January 15, 2019

Have no fear…Dr. Kay Toomey and SOS is here!

(.1 ASHA and AOTA CEU) For more info, click here.

Course Description

In this episode, Michelle is joined by none other than Dr. Kay Toomey, President of Toomey & Associates, Inc., Clinical Consultant to the Feeding Clinic at STAR Institute, and developer of the SOS Approach to Feeding. In case you haven’t heard of it, the SOS Approach to Feeding, is a bottom-up, tip-toe in the water of feeding, functionally centered program for assessing and treating children with feeding problems, based out of CO. Worried about jumping two feet first into the water of feeding or dysphagia therapy, or tossing your patient into the deep in? Then sit back and relax and let Dr. Toomey resolve your fears and offer hope for functional treatment!


By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:

  • The prevalence of feeding disorders.
  • The differences between picky eating vs a problem feeder.  
  • 3 aspects the SOS Feeding approach.


Dr. Kay Toomey