Category Archives: Feeding concerns

Chewing exercise for children with Down Syndrome….and children presenting with chewing delays

This is a very simple exercise….and is frequently motivating for little ones. Take a preferred yogurt….put inside of a straw…close off both ends with a clip strong enough to keep the straw from leaking yogurt.  Put the yogurt in the … Continue reading

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How to teach open cup drinking

  CUT-OUT NOSEY CUP The three cups above are cut-out nosey cups….and are sold through talk tools and Amazon.  I wanted to post about them because they are great for addressing open cup drinking.  The nosey-cups are ideal for … Continue reading

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How to help your child eat better.

  KIDS EAT WELL IF THEY CAN! That has now become my new phrase….I sort of coined it from Dr. Ross Greene’s phrase: Kids do well if they can….on a side note….Dr. Greene is incredible…and has much to offer parents of … Continue reading

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  When it comes to feeding concerns in little ones……I definelty could spend a significant amount of time talking about eating and not eating in reference to toddlers and preschoolers.  This post is not only in reference to toddlers… is also … Continue reading

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