Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 10th Nov 2014
Having a child with feeding issues is one of the hardest problems to handle both for therapists and parents, and it's stressful for the child as well. Our lives often revolve around food! And so does healthy growth and development. I commend you for looking for more information on this topic and hope that you find this post helpful. So, take a deep breath and let’s roll up our sleeves.
Before we begin, please keep in mind that only a speech-language pathologist (SLP) who can evaluate your child in person will be able to tell you why he/she is refusing foods. If you are concerned that your child has eating problems, please consult w
- Jan 15 2020
For infants, learning how to bite and chew is a crucial stage of feeding development. At approximately 5-6 months of age, babies begin using their fingers and teethers for oral exploration using a bite and release pattern. The development of biting and chewing continues from this point on, with the baby refining the movements of the jaw, tongue, and lips. When infants miss a part of this developmental process, intervention may be necessary to develop the ability to bite and chew.
- Jun 19 2019
Tink n Stink Shop offers Quality Sensory Education Toys and Educational Games for children of all abilities. Sand Timers and Time Timers for those who need help with time management. Oral chews and therapy tools for those who bite and need help with feeding and drinking.
Hello and welcome to the new Tink n Stink Blog page. Our aim is to inform and guide your through our wide range of sensory and educational products - helping you to select the most appropriate tools, games and toys for your child or adult.
- Jun 18 2019Categories: Putty
Putty and Slime, do you love it or hate it ?
I'm guessing the answer will be different depening on if you are a child or parent!
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Once you have made your Putty, how will you use yours?
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