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Is your New Year’s resolution to have peaceful and nutritional dinners for the entire family? Then set the table and mark your calendar for York Hospital’s “Managing Mealtime With Your Picky Eater” webinar Jan. 19, from 6–7 p.m. Dietitian Karen Mountjoy, MEd, RD, LD, CLC, and occupational therapist Rebecca Rafferty, MSOT, OTR/L, have the recipe to help families overcome mealtime madness and enjoy stress-free and healthy meals.

This presentation will highlight the following, and more:

        • Three things that can contribute to picky eating
        • When to seek help for your picky eater
        • Finding the right person to help your picky eater
        • Empowering your picky eater through goals and schedules

The program will end with a live Q&A session. Participants may submit questions when they register or by emailing [email protected] and putting “Picky Eaters Webinar” in the subject line.

To reserve your spot, sign up via Eventbrite or visit www.yorkhospital.com/events. Can’t join us live? Register anyway and you will receive a link to view the recording on the hospital’s YouTube channel after the event.

For questions about services available at York Hospital Pediatric Rehab Therapy, email Rebecca Rafferty at [email protected]; for referrals or to schedule an evaluation, fax 207-384-7295. For more information about Karen Mountjoy, or Coastal Family Nutrition, visit coastalfamilynutrition.com/ or call 603-674-2479.

For details on this webinar or future community programs at York Hospital, contact Community Relations at [email protected] or 207-351-2385.

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

Karen Mountjoy, MEd, RD, LD, CLC, is a registered and licensed dietitian in New Hampshire and Maine. She earned her degree in dietetics from the University of New Hampshire. After completing her dietetic internship, Karen founded Coastal Family Nutrition, with the intent of providing healthy and nutritional programs to children and families throughout the Seacoast region. Prior to entering the nutrition field, Karen was a special education teacher in the Seacoast area.

Rebecca Rafferty, MSOT, OTR/L, is a registered and licensed occupational therapist in Maine, specializing in feeding. Rebecca earned her MS in occupational therapy from the Sage Graduate School, Troy, N.Y., training in the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) feeding approach. She utilizes the SOS approach paired with systematic desensitization to help children and their families build feeding skills and improve mealtime routines.