Pediatric swallowing specialist, Donna Edwards, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, and ASHA Fellow, has created an outstanding resource for children, parents, and professionals to learn about safe eating and to reduce the likelihood of choking. This coloring book includes a long list of fun activities that parents and professionals can use to teach children about safe and healthy eating. Available in English, Keep Reading >>
Can Infants Handle Regular Food Without Choking?
Can Infants Handle Regular Food Without Choking? Interesting news clip....note, you will have to sign up for the med page today alerts to watch http://www.medpagetoday.com/Pediatrics/GeneralPediatrics/60352 Keep Reading >>
Oral Dysphagia (oral motor delay): Making recommendations for appropriate diet textures for the child with feeding difficulty
I'll give you the answer first: a child's diet texture should be appropriate for their oral skill level. Sounds so obvious right? I've seen this scenario many times... a child is referred for a feeding evaluation because of poor eating (not eating enough), choking with meals, pocketing or expelling foods, or having prolonged meal time. Parents are at their wits end, they don't know Keep Reading >>