Monthly Archives: April 2017

5 Tips to Make the Kitchen Connection for Kids with Autism

By Melanie Potock As a speech-language pathologist specializing in pediatric feeding treatment, I work mostly with kids, food and creating happier mealtimes for families. I often find the kitchen is...

The Cooking Connection

By Melanie Potock I once had a client with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), age 10, who had a history of picky eating and feeding difficulties. He also had an affinity...

Understanding Autism: Restaurant Meltdowns

By Melanie Potock I sat in a popular restaurant chain and watched an 8 year old boy have a major meltdown at his table. His mother cringed as lunch time...