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Success with Feeding Therapy

Date: July 21, 2014 Author: Michele Dickson Categories: Speech and Language Development 0

I love writing about feeding therapy!!  I find it challenging but so rewarding when a child starts eating certain foods or textures.  When the child makes progress you can see the family feeling more comfortable going out in social situations.  The child is more relaxed and less anxious around new foods.  It changes the family dynamics.  …

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Playing with Your Food Will Develop Healthy Eating Habits

Date: April 3, 2014 Author: Michele Dickson Categories: inspiration, Speech and Language Development 0

Last weekend I went to a great feeding conference called The SOS Approach to Feeding. It was given by Dr. Toomey, Dr Ross and Bethany Kortsha. I cannot praise this conference enough.  For any speech, physical or occupational therapists attending it is a must.  I learned so much about the principles of feeding and the differences…

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Divided Kid Plates – Feeding Therapy

Date: March 7, 2014 Author: Michele Dickson Categories: Speech and Language Development 0

This week’s blog will continue with feeding therapy. Many families have kids with feeding problems. There are many kids who are just picky eaters without feeding problems but who’s parents can be frustrated. One thing that I love when I begin feeding therapy is a divided kids plate. Most plates have 3-4 separate sections for…

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Is the Food Safe? Feeding Therapy Tips for Parents

Date: February 27, 2014 Author: Michele Dickson Categories: Speech and Language Development 0

This week’s blog is one area that is near and dear to my heart which is, feeding therapy. About 5 years ago, I was given a feeding case from my job. I started to research about feeding therapy and even took a few conferences. I started to look forward to seeing this child each week…

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