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Feeding Challenges

Feeding challenges are becoming increasingly prevalent. In fact, between 25-50% of neurotypical children and 80% of those with developmental disabilities have feeding challenges. You are not alone. Here are some ezpz tips to help you with the most difficult feeding challenges!

Tips for Picky Protein Eaters

As a Pediatric Feeding Specialist, I get a lot of questions from parents on how they can get more protein into their toddler’s diet. Since it’s recommended to have a...

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Tips for Camping with a Picky Eater

Getting picky eaters to eat in the feeding clinic or in their own home can be challenging enough, when you add planning, preparing, cooking, cleaning and eating outdoors, you have...

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Celiac Awareness Month

Celiac Awareness Month is celebrated in May each year to educate the public about the seriousness of this disease, especially in children. This topic is near and dear to my...

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Using ezpz products: Interview with Marsha Dunn Klein

Occupational Therapy (OT) Month began in 1980, and it is celebrated in April to correspond with the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference and Expo. To celebrate OT Month,...

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Feeding Challenges with Children with Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month and, to celebrate, we are discussing the unique feeding concerns parents have with children with autism. Research shows that children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder...

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Feeding Tips for Children with Down Syndrome

Our Blab show this month, titled “Feeding Tips for Children with Down Syndrome,” was both fun and informative! To celebrate Trisomy Awareness Month, I interviewed three moms on the feeding...

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Feeding a Child With Vision Impairments

Did you know that team ezpz hosts a blab every month? It’s called The ezpz Mealtime Show, and it is where parents and professionals share tips on feeding children who...

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Strategies for Distracted Eaters

Toddlers can be easily distracted, especially during mealtime when they would rather be playing than learning about new foods. When children are distracted and not eating, the meal can quickly...

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How to Use the Micro Mat to Help Picky Eaters

The media, our customers and our readers are familiar with our flagship product, the Happy Mat. But have you seen or used our Micro Mat with your kids? Lindsey, our...

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Encouraging Reading Through Food Art

Reading with your toddler is a special time to grow closer and nurture their love of words…and food too. So why not add reading during mealtime? Using words in food...

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Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM)

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM). All month long, Speech and Language Pathologists (SLPs) like myself raise awareness about communication and feeding / swallowing disorders! I love sharing...

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Feeding + Swallowing Difficulties for Children with Brain Tumors

In honor of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month we are encouraging our ezpz community to "Go Gray in May" and help spread awareness! The hope is that by raising our understanding...

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