Tag Archives: Pediatric feeding

Pediatric Occupational Therapists: Help with refusal of spoon to mouth


Michelle Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am a pediatric occupational therapist. I have several kiddos on my caseload now who are all on the spectrum. Each one resists taking a spoon to mouth and has a limited acceptance of a … Continue reading

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Kay Toomey and Erin Ross Bring SOS Approach to Feeding to California


We listened to all your requests, and we are thrilled to announce that our esteemed faculty Kay Toomey and Erin Ross are bringing their popular course: Picky Eater vs Problem Feeder: The SOS Approach to Feedingto Auburn California on May … Continue reading

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Therapy Tip: Autism and Feeding


Jennifer Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Tip for OT’s working on feeding:I recently attended a conference on Autism and an amazing OT & DO, Paula Aquilla was one of the presenters. She shared many techniques she has tried, but one that has … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Approach to Feeding Fragile Infants


ERI Faculty, Erin Ross publishes Paper: Erin Ross, a speech language pathologist and Education Resources, Inc. faculty recently co-authored a paper describing her successful oral feeding of preterm and other ill and fragile infants, based on the SOFFI (“Supporting Oral … Continue reading

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Transition to Solids: Seeking Suggestions


Jaclyn Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY:Client with Feeding Difficulties:I am seeing a child who is now 15 months of age. She was born at 36 weeks gestation, with very low birth weight and a very weak suck – was never able … Continue reading

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Child Won’t Chew: Any Tips


Beth Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I have a client right now that I am having trouble teaching how to chew. He was on stage 2 baby foods at 14 months old when I first started working with him. He is now … Continue reading

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Feeding Dilemma – 5 month old


Jennifer Martin Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY:  I am an SLP working with a 5-month old, full-term baby, who was born with a duplication of chromosome 7. She is feeding using a Habermann feeder right now. She is not able to … Continue reading

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SOS Approach to Feeding Disorders


Kay Toomey and Erin Ross two of our esteemed instructors recently published a description of their SOS Approach to Feeding Disorders in:Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) October 2011 vol. 20 no. 3 82-87.  This highly successful transdisciplinary approach … Continue reading

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