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How does gastrointestinal dysfunction affect children with autism?

Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT

May 3, 2021

How does gastrointestinal dysfunction affect children with autism?   Read More

  


Benefits of Breastfeeding

Jennifer Pitonyak, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, CIMI

June 23, 2014

I know that breastfeeding has many benefits, including oral musculature development in infants. Can you outline the benefits of breastfeeding?   Read More

   


Types of Patients Seen by a Pediatric Feeding Team

Haven Qualman, MA, CCC-SLP, BRS-S

August 22, 2013

What are the types of patients seen by a pediatric feeding team?   Read More

 


Use of Story Making with Children with Feeding Difficulties

Jennifer Pitonyak, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, CIMI

May 8, 2013

Can you explain what story making is and how it can be used as an intervention with children with feeding difficulties?   Read More

   


Healthy People Initiative 2020 Recommendations on Breast-feeding

Jennifer Pitonyak, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, CIMI

December 19, 2012

What are the recommendations for breast-feeding in the Healthy People Initiative 2020?   Read More

  


Desserts as a Reward with Picky Eaters

Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L

May 15, 2012

Should kids get a reward, such as a dessert, for trying new foods?   Read More

 


Oral Motor Exercises for Pediatric Dysphagia

Donna Scarborough, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

December 21, 2011

What oral motor exercises would you recommend for pediatric dysphagia?   Read More


Feeding Issues with Cerebral Palsy

Erin Redle, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

December 21, 2011

How do I teach my 3yr old boy to stick his tongue out? He has Cerebral Palsy and eats orally. I have to finger feed him and I am trying to teach him to eat from a spoon, however he does not open his m...   Read More


Dysphagia and Patients with Alzheimer's

David W. Stein, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

December 21, 2011

Could you please describe the methods involved with spoon feeding a patient with Alzheimer's disease who has a hyperactive gag reflex?   Read More