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Open cup drinking

Advice for families in supporting children with introduction to open cup drinking – a skill which takes practice. View alongside the advice given to you by your speech and language therapist If your child does not see a speech and language therapist, speak to your health visitor or relevant professional before introducing an open cup and you are not sure if your child is ready.

Weaning and gagging information video

A video talking about he difference between gagging and choking. It also contains helpful information to help your child on their weaning journey.

Food play

A video explaining the sensory food play approach often recommended to support children who find eating, drinking or being around food challenging.


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