Feeding & Swallowing

Thanksgiving with a Picky Eater-5 Tips and Tricks

Thanksgiving with a Picky Eater-5 Tips and Tricks

Thanksgiving with a Picky Eater-5 Tips and Tricks By: Megan Van Laar, M.A., CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Thanksgiving is a time that I always look forward to.  The family gatherings, the shopping, the beginning of the Christmas season…  But most of all, the...

Seating for Mealtimes

Seating for Mealtimes

By: Megan Van Laar, M.A., CCC-SLP I am about to become a mom and I am completely overwhelmed by all the different high chairs and booster seats that are on the market (let alone all the other baby gear).  I literally have been spending hours agonizing over all the...

Tips for Picky Eaters

Tips for Picky Eaters

By: Megan Van Laar, M.A., CCC-SLP I love food.  I plan my day around what I am going to eat.  When I go on vacation, my itinerary doesn't revolve around activities- the plans are made based on when and where meals will be.  However, when I was growing up, I was a very...

Stuck in a (Food) Rut

Stuck in a (Food) Rut

Help!  My child will only eat boxed macaroni and cheese, Kraft brand, and it HAS to be Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shaped.  It's driving me crazy!!!  Sound familiar? When a child refuses to eat anything except for one, very specific food, for every single meal, we...

Therapy Talks- Food Jags

Therapy Talks- Food Jags

Does your picky eater love to eat the same foods for every meal? Megan V. talks to us about what a food jag is and how to get your child to try something new in this Therapy Talk! Megan is a Speech-Language Pathologist at Enrichment Therapy and Learning Center. ETLC...