Hypermobility Or Low Tone? Three Solutions to Mealtime Problems

    Many young hypermobile kids, with and without low muscle tone, struggle at mealtimes. Even after they have received skilled feeding therapy and can chew and swallow safely, they may continue to slide off their chair, spill food on the table (and on their body!) and refuse to use utensils. It doesn’t have to…… Continue reading Hypermobility Or Low Tone? Three Solutions to Mealtime Problems

Teaching Children To Use Utensils to Eat: Use Good Tools, Good Food, and Good Timing

  I gave a crash course in utensil instruction to an interested dad recently.  Speaking with him, answering his questions, made me realize that I had spent years refining my approach to teaching young children how to use spoons and forks.  I had never written it all down. Select your tools carefully.  Many parents and…… Continue reading Teaching Children To Use Utensils to Eat: Use Good Tools, Good Food, and Good Timing

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