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I have heard parents say this many times when we discuss
the eating habits of their ''picky eater:''
''Hes/she used to eat (preferred food), but not anymore! Now I can
barely get them to eat or try anything new. He/she eats the same things over
Our family has been dealing with this at home with our
two-year-old picky eater. ...
hope everyone has been enjoying a festive holiday season, and because I know we
are all so busy with celebrations, family and friends as well as work, I am
offering a very brief blog post this week.
recent holiday gatherings, I was asked about my work. Not surprisingly, more
than one person shared the story of a loved one who now ...
Are you stressed because the holidays are upon us and your
child is a picky eater? Is every meal a struggle and is it even worse when you are sitting with your
in-laws and family friends and can feel the tension thicken in the air? Well,
hang on! Here are some tips to help you prepare yourself and your child for
mealtime challenges that lie ...
the month of December we have been celebrating the holidays of Hanukkah,
Christmas and Kwanzaa at our preschool. The holiday of Kwanzaa, like any holiday,
embraces certain symbols that embody the message and purpose of the holiday.
Here you can find a complete
of these symbols, one of which is corn. I decided to use ...
a speech-language pathologist (SLP) at (name of school), I am aware how over-stimulating
the holidays can be for children on the autism spectrum. This sensory overload can
cause unexpected social and emotional meltdowns. These meltdowns can be in
public or in the privacy of your own home. Here is a list of some ...
I don't use lite (free apps) for use in speech therapy. I find the in-app
purchases and advertisements to be highly distracting and
take away from learning. However, there are always exceptions and the Toca Hair
Salon Christmas Gift is one of them.
here is an early Christmas gift from Toca Boca!
How it works: ...
Happy December everyone -- one of my most favorite
months of the year! Time with family and friends, gift-giving and baking
holiday treats fill our days and nights with fun!
Today's recipe is one I would like to share that
really represents what the holidays are all about! My 4-year-old nephew made
this yummy treat at home with his ...
This blog is
based on the following presentation from the 2011 ASHA Convention:
Characteristics/Family Factors in Evidence-Based Practice for Autism
Perryman, PhD, CCC-SLP
Carolina University, Greenville, NC
I love to hug children
Hugs feel so good
I'd hug them every day
If only I should.
But hugs are for parents
Grandparents and such
Professionals should go with
High fives, knuckles and thumbs
Today, on Thanksgiving
Give your family your best
Squeeze them with hugs
Save high fives for the rest. ...
Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, I realize that many families and
caregivers, as well as staff, struggle to include the elderly patient with
swallowing or cognitive-communication impairments in the holiday celebrations.
If Mom or Dad have swallowing or memory deficits, it definitely impacts the
celebration. It's awkward to talk ...