Archive for the “Under 5 years” category
Learning to chew
Advice to support children who are beginning to chew but are not doing this consistently
Some advice on what to do and what not to do, to help mealtimes more enjoyable
Food play advice
Ways to support children to explore foods gradually away from the mealtimes. Helpful for children with restricted diets or who are worried about the feel, touch, smell and taste of foods.
Drooling and saliva control
Advice to help your child with drooling and saliva control
Cup drinking advice
Advice to help your child with cup drinking. You can also see our video on YouTube.
Children with restricted diets
Advice on supporting children who have a limited range of foods
Children who eat or drink too fast or overfill their mouth
Tips and strategies to support children who overfill their mouth at meal and snack times
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Advice for gagging and choking
Advice explaining the difference between gagging and choking and how to help your child.
Stammering – Special time
A helpful approach to create a communication friendly environment
Word finding difficulties – advice and category sorting pack 2
Ideas on how to help children with word finding and vocabulary difficulties. Includes category sorting pack 2: Furniture, School and Summer/Winter clothes.
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