Judy has been following her dream and helping children with feeding problems for most of her career as an Occupational Therapist. Judy’s private practice has allowed her to provide support and therapy services to families throughout the Denver- Boulder metro area since 2002. Judy’s passion is helping children and parents learn and grow together in their feeding journey. Judy’s background also includes being a co-founder of Feeding Littles, LLC. Through Feeding Littles LLC and their online courses, Feeding Littles has reached parents all over the world with practical feeding advice on how to introduce foods to infants through Feeding Littles Infant/BLW course, then progressing to the Feeding Littles Toddler course to help support parents thru behavioral issues and other typical feeding skills. Judy and her business partner Megan McNamee MPH, RDN, CLT were featured on Good Morning America in November 2019 which focused on InstaParenting and how Instagram has influenced parenting through social media.
Judy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. Judy's training includes NICU experience at the University of Wisconsin at Madison on the treatment and growth of the medically fragile infant. Judy's work began in Chicago at LaRabida Children's Hospital.
Judy's clinical specialties also include Neuro-Developmental Treatment, Sensory Processing disorders in infants and Pediatric Rheumatology.
Judy has extensive experience working with:
• Infants with oral-motor difficulties
• Infants with oral feeding difficulties
• Infants with reflux and other gastrointestinal difficulties
• Infants who are fed by tube feedings
• Infants and children who refuse to eat or are picky eaters
• Infants lacking self-soothing abilities
• Assisting Parents with their part in sleeping thru the night strategies
• Sensory Regulation issues with infants and toddlers
Judy lives in beautiful Louisville, Colorado with her husband. They have two adult kids and enjoy their life with their two whippet dogs.