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Rileigh’s Story: A Fear of Food

Recently, we featured a four-part series on feeding issues in children. We thought it might be helpful for some of our parents to hear from one of our patients (now an adult) who has faced this kind of struggle with

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Feeding and Speech Issues: Picky Eaters

This summer, we’re publishing a series of blog posts with a focus on issues related to feeding – how to know what’s normal for your infant and toddler or when to seek help. This week’s installment focuses on picky eaters.

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Feeding and Speech Issues: Pacifiers and Sippy Cups

This summer, we’re publishing a series of blog posts with a focus on issues related to feeding – how to know what’s normal for your infant and toddler or when to seek help. This week’s installment focuses on pacifiers and

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Mealtime Stressors: Reflux and Spoon Feeding

For the next few weeks, we’ll be publishing a series of blog posts with a focus on issues related to feeding – how to know what’s normal for your infant and toddler or when to seek help. This week’s installment

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Mealtime Stressors: Bottle and Breast Feeding Troubles

For the next few weeks, we’ll be publishing a series of blog posts with a focus on issues related to feeding – how to know what’s normal for your infant and toddler or when to seek help. This week’s installment

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A Proactive Approach to Autism in Young Children

The author of today’s post, Dr. Frederica Kennedy, will be joining our staff later this month as a pediatric occupational therapist. Dr. Kennedy has 17 years of experience, specializing in pediatrics, with particular emphasis in the areas of autism, developmental disabilities

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Mommy, They Say That I’m Weird…

Today, we share with you a post provided by a Kid’s Creek parent; we hope that the suggestions she provides will be helpful to other parents. Out of respect for the child’s privacy we are withholding the author’s name. I

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HELP! My Child Has an AAC System—Now What?!

An augmentative alternative communication (AAC) device can be anything that is used to help a person communicate; it can be as simple as a communication board or book or as high-tech as a speech-generating device (SGD). These communication systems are meant

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The Trick to the Battle of Wills

As a speech therapist, I’ve found that I can connect with some children right away. These children want to please me and work really hard – maybe we even make some progress in that first session! These sessions make me feel like

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Apraxia Stole My Son’s Voice

Childhood apraxia of speech is a motor speech disorder – the child knows what he or she wants to say, but the brain is unable to move the body parts needed to say the sounds, syllables, and words needed for speech.

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