“But.. but.. I just don’t know how to chew it!” –feeding therapy patient, age 4 These are the words that were said to me by a four year old during an occupational therapy feeding session. We were working on trying a singular piece of cooked pasta. After moving it around his mouth for a while, … Continue reading To understand “picky” eating, eat a snack as you read this article.
In my time as a pediatric occupational therapist, I’ve come to learn that fun is everything. My success rate in getting therapeutic benefit out of an activity is directly correlated to how fun I make it. If I am a kid- will I sit still and complete 10 reps with an arm weight? No. Will … Continue reading Hi, I’m an OT, and I put Chicken Nuggets on my head.