Monthly Archives: October 2017

Why New Eaters Bite Themselves And How to Help

By Patrick A. Coleman Kids new to finger foods are fighting reflexes, but parents can help them get a handle on their tongues Experienced eaters don’t generally bite their tongues and fingers—though,...

August 12th – Medford, OR – Parenting in the Kitchen: Strategies for Families with Picky Eaters

This course is for parents and professionals Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Contact DeNell Gallagher denell@morethanwordsst.com for registration information....

August 5-6, 2018 – Cleveland, OH – Feeding Therapy: It’s Not Just about Swallowing (Plus Day Two: Case Studies & Problem Solving) ** For Health Professionals Only

BONUS: 2 hours of practical information on Tethered Oral Tissues! Registration: Contact ‘Kara Brogan’ kara.brogan@galvintherapycenter.com for registration information Who Should Attend: Speech-language Pathologists, Speech-language Pathologists Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapists...

June 22-23, 2018 – Raleigh, NC – Feeding Therapy: It’s Not Just about Swallowing (Plus Day Two: Case Studies & Problem Solving) ** For Health Professionals Only

BONUS: 2 hours of practical information on Tethered Oral Tissues! Who Should Attend: Speech-language Pathologists, Speech-language Pathologists Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapists Assistants Course Description: This unique 2-day course benefits...

June 8-9, 2018 – Falls Church, VA – Feeding Therapy: It’s Not Just about Swallowing (Plus Day Two: Case Studies & Problem Solving)

Who Should Attend: Speech-language Pathologists, Speech-language Pathologists Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapists Assistants Course Description: This unique 2-day course benefits pediatric speech language pathologists and occupational therapists interested in the...

May 14-15, 2018 – Dublin, Ireland – Feeding Therapy: It’s Not Just about Swallowing (Plus Day Two: Case Studies & Problem Solving) ** For Health Professionals Only

Who Should Attend: Speech-language Pathologists, Speech-language Pathologists Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapists Assistants Course Description: This unique 2-day course benefits pediatric speech language pathologists and occupational therapists interested in the...

3 Ways to Play in Food Without the Mess

By Melanie Potock Speech-language pathologists often recommend kids explore food by getting messy—sinking hands deep into yogurt, painting with pudding or squishing avocados to make “hand-made” guacamole. For kids hesitant...

You Want My Kid to Play in Food? Seriously?

By Melanie Potock Yep, seriously. For many kids, food exploration begins with just learning to tolerate messy hands and faces. Many parents who bring their kids to feeding therapy have...

Can I Combine BLW and Spoon Feeding?

by Natalia Stasenko, MS, RD, CDN Many thanks to registered dietitian Natalia Stasenko for asking my advice on one of my favorite topics – puree or no puree? Read more...

Make a Choice: Food Police or Food Education

By Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP In Aurora, CO, a preschool teacher in a public school setting would not allow 4 year-old Natalee Pearson to eat the Oreo cookies in her home-packed lunch....