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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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Four Things to Consider If Your Child Is a Picky Eater

While eating is second nature to most of us and our biggest concern regarding food is when/what we will eat next, it is not that straightforward for many kiddos. The act of eating involves many different components that go unnoticed

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The Thanksgiving Table With a Picky Eater

Do you have a picky eater (or problem feeder)? Does thinking about sitting around the Thanksgiving table with family stress you out due to your child’s food choices? Do you wish that family and friends better understood your child’s individual needs

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Four Myths About Mealtime

Several years ago, I attended a continuing education program to give me more insight into treating children with a very limited diet. It totally changed my perspective on treating the “picky eater”. The Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) treatment method uses a systematic desensitization approach

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Picky Eaters and Problem Feeders: Does Your Child Need Feeding Therapy?

We all have known at least one kid – and sometimes that kid was us! – who was a picky eater: the one who insists on chicken fingers instead of a hamburger, or who loves fruit but won’t touch a vegetable.

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