Mealtime Notions LLC, was established to provide consultation, training, and resources for families and professionals working with children who have special needs and mealtime challenges.
Marsha Dunn Klein, MEd, OTR/L, founder of Mealtime Notions LLC, is a pediatric occupational therapist, author and educator who specializes in eating and mealtime issues with infants and children. She has a private practice in Tucson, Arizona, Mealtime Connections, LLC (www.mealtimeconnections.com) with two other pediatric therapists. They evaluate and treat children who have feeding challenges. Her energies are focused on helping children who have special motor, sensory and mealtime challenges.
Marsha has a bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy from Sargent College of Allied Health Professions at Boston University and a master of education in special education from the University of Arizona. She is Neurodevelopmental Trained (NDT).
Marsha has over 40 years experience assessing, treating, and working in partnership with families of children who have cerebral palsy and other neurological issues, prematurity, sensory processing disorders, visual impairments, genetic and metabolic disorders, as well as autism. She works with many families whose children are fed by supplemental tube feeding. Marsha helps with the oral motor sensory, tube feeding aspect of feeding. Support is given through individual evaluation and treatment, education, parent and professional consultation, education workshops and resources.