Ummmmm...hello, I hated bananas! As a speech therapist, you are still aloud to have your own texture aversions. Bananas was mine!
Picky Eater 101
If you know of someone interested in hosting this free seminar, please reach out to Jessica Reva, owner and SLP at Speech and Feeding of Frisco.
Think about being a child sensitive to foods. Fruit can be VERY overwhelming. Each bite may taste a little different. You have to be able to manage the juice inside of it along with the skin on the outside of it.
USING PLAY-BASED ACTIVITIES TO OVERCOME ORAL DEFENSIVENESS, FOOD AVERSIONS & TEXTURE SENSITIVITIES
Sensory play is an approach I use in most, if not all, of my feeding sessions. The power of play for children is enormous! I came across this blog post and it is a great example of how sensory play has helped her patients. Check it out! Sensory Play If you have concerns about your… Continue reading USING PLAY-BASED ACTIVITIES TO OVERCOME ORAL DEFENSIVENESS, FOOD AVERSIONS & TEXTURE SENSITIVITIES
Picky Eaters 101
Because of the prevalence of picky eating, I have created a free, parent training to look at tips and tricks for working with the picky eater. These tips and tricks are standard tips that can be used with the "typical" picky eater and with a child who has true feeding difficulties or a feeding disorder.