Free Food Therapy Resources - PECS, picture exchange, visuals, therapy ideas
·Children with autism, communication difficulties, sensory dysfunction and a variety of other special needs can often find food a challenge. Food therapy is the…
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Chocolatey, high protein, low sugar perfect on the go breakfast, snack, or dessert. These protein popsicles are a delicious treat that will fill you up and you wont feel guilty about! || Oh So Delicioso #recipe #popsicles #chocolate #frozentreat #protein #healthydessert #ohsodelicioso
10 Amazing Protein Shake Recipes Your Kids Will Go Crazy For!
Children who eat a healthy and balanced diet should get the protein they need to help their bodies to grow and develop. So what happens if you have a picky eater? Without sufficient protein your child won't have the energy they need to play and learn, so you might be wondering whether protein shakes are good for kids, and the answer is yes! We've rounded up some delicious protein shakes kids will love to drink when they need a little helping hand to get that all important protein into
Sensory-Friendly Proteins for Kids - Jenny Friedman Nutrition
Protein can be a challenge for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder. Try these protein ideas for kids. Ideas are organized by crunchy proteins and smooth proteins for all texture preferences. #autismnutritionist #spd
10 Things Worth Buying to Dramatically Improve Your Picky Eater’s Relationship with Food - Jenny Friedman Nutrition
These secret weapons will help you manage the most common feeding challenges in autism. By relaxing your child, preparing their sensory system for eating, and providing comfort these tools will make your child a better eater and ensure they are getting the nutrition they need. #autismnutritionist #pickyeater
What is there to eat? Free visual insert for PECS communication book or special ed home.
Help your child develop choice making, communicate their needs and express their decisions clearly. A free visual resource from helloautismresources. More available across the site, along with pecs picture symbols and ideas.
Popular UK food chains FREE picture cards
Free picture cards for use with visual resources and picture exchange communication systems (PECs). Autism, ASD, speech delay, AAC, alternate communication, free resources. Visit hello autism resources for lots of ideas and freebies :)
10 Oral Motor Staples for Feeding Therapy
My favorite go-to to mention first is the Probe. For feeding therapy, I dip it into purées and let kids use it as a “dipper spoon.” The bumpy nubs work well to hold yogurt, applesauce, some baby foods, etc. The bumps/ridges on the tip add texture to the purées to help encourage texture acceptance.
Favorite Spoons for Feeding Therapy
As a feeding therapist, I've seen my fair share of spoons. Below are the ones that I've found most useful over the years. Every spoon below is not only made in the USA, but also designed by a speech and/or occupational therapist with specific feeding therapy goals in mind: