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Simple Strategies for Easier Mealtimes at Home

January 6, 2022 by Megan Berg.
As families are home more than ever during this time, mealtimes may feel increasingly more stressful. This handout serves as a reference for simple, go-to strategies that may make mealtimes run more smoothly!
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Sensory Play Ideas for Picky Eaters

January 5, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This handout celebrates the idea of sensory play with a large, engaging visual of what it looks like to use sensory play to become familiar with the different textures of foods. Includes 5 fun ideas to try with kids in a therapy setting or at home.
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Quick Pediatric Oral Motor Assessment

January 4, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This one-page quick pediatric oral motor assessment identifies or rule out structural and/or functional impairments that can contribute to issues with speech or feeding within the pediatric population.
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Pre-Feeding Warmup

January 4, 2022 by Megan Berg.
Designed to clearly identify concrete ways to prepare children for feeding tasks, this handout helps parents and caregivers lay the groundwork for successful meal intake. The handout provides 9 strategies to help set children up for success during mealtime.
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Picky Eating Tips for Caregivers

January 3, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This handout handout lays out three concrete strategies and breaks down each strategy into simple steps to incorporate into everyday life.
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Picky Eating vs Problem Feeding

January 3, 2022 by Megan Berg.
Children with neurodevelopmental disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, may need to receive therapy to address any feeding issues such as picky eating, limited food intake, and/or sensory processing issues with certain textures. This handout explains normal picky eating and how problem feeding is different. This information is based on Dr. Kay Toomey’s SOS Approach to feeding therapy. 
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Picky Eating: Plate Rotation

January 3, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This handout is written in accessible language for families and caregivers and provides instructions on how to use plate rotation at home as a strategy to increase diversity of food intake for their children.
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Picky Eating Tips and Resources

January 3, 2022 by Megan Berg.
Handout with a list of practical strategies to improve PO intake by picky eaters. Includes a “First -> Then” graphic and a food rating scale.
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