Sensory Processing Disorder: It’s Not… Something You Outgrow
The “Terrible-Twos”. Separation anxiety. Night terrors. These conditions are closely associated with childhood. They can cause misery to child, caregiver and family alike. They bring distress, angst, loss of sleep, and unfortunately, sometimes the need for professional intervention. What these childhood conditions generally share as a group is the tendency for people to “outgrow” them as they age. In general, we view “childhood conditions” as just that – issues we need only worry about with children.
How I Use Bubbles to Take the Struggle out of Mealtime - for Big Kids & Little Kids
We have been getting asked a lot lately why we use bubbles before our feeding therapy sessions. The short answer is that kids like bubbles a lot more than doing deep breathing exercises.
There are actually several different reasons why we use bubbles. Here are a few of the main reasons:
Does My Picky Eater Need Feeding Therapy Or Will They Grow Out of It?
As a feeding therapist, I get asked this question all of the time. The tricky part, is that research tells us that many kids are picky at some point in their life. About 50% of parents rate their toddlers (ages of 19-24 months), as a picky eater (Carruth, B., et.al., 2004). Between the ages of 2 ½ to 4 ½, 30% of parents rate their child as a picky eater (Dubois et.al., 2007). Fortunately, about half of the picky eaters do grow out of it. The tough part, is figuring out which kids will grow out of it, and which kids need some help.