Ask A Therapist: Feeding Evaluation Questions

We are just beginning our feeding clinic at a Medical Center for outpatient pediatrics. I have done one feeding evaluation since taking your class Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach,...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 02 Jul 12

Ask A Therapist: Picky Eater

I have a question regarding a 4 year old boy diagnosed with autism in a school setting. At first, he was only eating baby food (various flavors). Now, he eats baby food with Beech Nut baby c...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 22 May 12

Ask A Therapist: S & Z

Hi, Would you be able to recommend some at home products?  My daughter (8 yr. w/ Down Syndrome) is working on moving more air through the center of her mouth.  Air is coming out the sid...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 13 Apr 12

Ask A Therapist: Tongue Thrust

I have been working with a 2, almost 3, year old patient for 10 months. He initially came to me with delayed speech — one-syllable words with limited vocabulary and reduced intelligibi...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 29 Mar 12

Ask A Therapist: Straw #4

I have a student that will be transitioning to straw #4. The ¼ of an inch varies depending on how she puts the straw in her mouth. Do you have guidelines for this? Thank you for the questi...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 20 Mar 12

Ask A Therapist: Teeth Grinding

My child has no problems with eating or drinking, but grinds his teeth until I want to grind mine! His dentist says it’s common in kids with Down syndrome. I saw your teeth grinding it...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 21 Feb 12

Ask A Therapist: “Fixing” During Horn Hierarchy Exercises

I use the horn hierarchy and really love the results. One of my clients, a young girl, tenses her muscles – shoulder, stomach, facial, etc, to blow and make the appropriate sound for...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 07 Feb 12

Ask A Therapist: Eliminating a Non-Nutritive Suckle

I have a client that has a non-nutritive suck that he uses often during therapy activities. Not always for calming purposes.  How do I eliminate this? Suckling is used for calming, but also...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 01 Feb 12