Feeding Disorder

Feeding disorders include problems gathering food and getting ready to suck, chew, or swallow it. For example, a child who cannot pick up food and get it to her mouth or cannot completely close her lips to keep food from falling out of her mouth may have a feeding disorder.

Help the Picky Eater with Fun Eating Utensils

Is your child a picky eater? In Parenting a Picky Eater, Gwen Wild, OTR/L,  expressed that she felt successful as a parent in many different areas, except for dinner time. Gwen shared, "Suddenly I felt...
family food culture

Encourage a Flexible Family Food Culture

I read House Rules: A Novel back when it was released. It’s my understanding that this was deemed a fiction.  It was based on the research performed by the author.  In the novel, the...

Got a Picky Eater? Explore Solutions from an OT

When my daughter who has sensory processing disorder was little, I knew I was doing a lot of things right as a parent. Our days were filled with obstacle courses built out of couch...