Food Exploration Through Toys

Food Exploration Through Toys

An excellent way to encourage food exploration and introduction to new foods in a more relaxed environment is through toys! Mealtimes can be stressful for children with feeding difficulties and exploring food through play with toys and games can...

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What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?

What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech?

Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a motor speech disorder. Children with CAS have problems saying sounds, syllables, and words. This is not because of muscle weakness or paralysis. The brain has problems planning to move the body parts (e.g....

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App of the Week: Smash Your Food

This week’s App of the Week comes from our Feeding Therapy Team. The app is called: Smash Your Food! Smash a real burger, crush a real milkshake, explode a real soda, and pound a real pizza. This app allows children to smash food without...

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Dipping into Feeding Therapy

The magic of dips Some kids with feeding difficulties will eat anything as long as it is dipped in something familiar. As a feeding therapist, I fondly remember a client that ate everything from strawberries to broccoli as long as it was dipped...

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