Fun with Food!

Welcome to Fun with Food! This site was designed to help parents and caregivers find, share and ask about fun foods for your selective toddler!

As a speech-language pathologist specializing in pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders, I encounter many children who have experienced negative associations surrounding food. These children often have accompanying oral motor feeding difficulties and sensory processing difficulties--making eating a very stressful experience instead of an enjoyable one.

This website will hopefully serve as an "idea place" for meals as well as questions and support from other parents and caregivers. Enjoy!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Favorite 'crunchies'

These are a few favorite 'crunchy yet dissolvable' picks for working on lateral munching skills, transitioning to fruits and veggies (pairing the veggie crunchy foods with soft or pureed fruits or veggies of similar color) and 'waking up the mouth'. Very tasty too!