Tag Archives: feeding professionals

(The parents of) Picky Eaters are People Too

In my humble opinion, feeding difficulties can be placed along a spectrum of severity that ranges from ‘typical kid who is uncooperative occasionally’ to ‘child with severe, persistent, maladaptive behaviors, usually in conjunction with a history of medical and or … Continue reading

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Cue the Experts!

I do a lot of repeat topics. Sorry about that. There are just some points that are worth repeating. Today, a poster on Facebook reminded me of the overabundance of opinion (and some fact) that a person can find when … Continue reading

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The ABC’s of Behavior

There are many mixed emotions about behavior intervention with children. In the feeding world, ABA (applied behavior analysis) is code for torture in some circles. Although I believe in the effectiveness of ABA therapy for maladaptive feeding behaviors, this post … Continue reading

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Feeding. It’s not just about the child.

Feeding is complex. People take it for granted, and also have a lack of appreciation for the stress that comes with a child who isn’t thriving due to feeding difficulties. Even if a child ‘meets the numbers’ of weight gain, … Continue reading

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Feeding isn’t black and white

When I set out to support and educate families struggling at meals, I’ll be honest, I had an agenda. If only people understood how basic behavior management concepts are to human nature. If only parents were given the chance to … Continue reading

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