Soft Foods Peeled Fruits: Sliced bananas Sliced kiwi Sliced berries Sliced grapes Sliced mango/papaya Cubed peaches/nectarines/apricotsProteins: Cheese sticks Sliced fish sticks Hard boiled eggs Soft meat sticks Cooked beans Firm tofu cubes Sliced veggie ..
The pleasure watching a child enjoying a favorite meal or birthday cake is familiar to all. Meals are a time for you to insure your child’s proper nutrition to promote health and development and a time for the whole family to share and connect with each..
*Consult your pediatrician or feeding specialist before introducing any food with a new texture. Some children are very sensitive to new food textures and tastes and will only eat pureed or baby foods even though they have the skills necessary to safely e..
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome According to Carolyn Thiedke, M.D., a national expert on sleep disorders in children, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) is thought to affect one to three percent of children. Symptoms include snoring, difficulty brea..
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Parents and health practitioners often track and measure development by observing milestones from infancy to young adulthood. Developmental milestones are signs of physical, social, and intellectual maturation. Smiling, stacking blocks, walking, and talki..
Not all children with disabilities can become independent with toileting. Some children will continue to need toileting assistance, and others may become partly trained, experiencing occasional accidents. A child with physical, intellectual, or learning d..
What is a feeding specialist and how do they get my child to eat? Due to complications at birth, my son had a g-tube put in. We are now beginning to wean him off the g-tube and allowing him to try eating by mouth. Do you have any suggestions on food to st..
Adults can use play as a way to promote and support several areas of children’s development: Social/Emotional: Special education teachers and general education teachers often use play intervention methods such as script rehearsal. This helps to promote ..