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75+ Feeding Therapy Tips & Strategies

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 15th Jun 2016

For any therapist seeking to specialize in feeding, the best piece of advice I could give you is to become a sponge.  Take courses and workshops, read as many articles as you can, talk to a … read more

Do Chew Tools Increase the Need to Chew?

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 20th May 2016

Question:  My son has ADHD and Anxiety, he spends a lot of time chewing/sucking on clothes, plastic, and other non- edible items. Would your chewies encourage this sensory seeking behavior or … read more

Thumb / Finger Sucking Alternatives

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 7th Apr 2016

Question:   My sensory child is more of a sucker than chewer.  She usually sucks on her thumb and fingers, but I am wanting to get her some other options for school and tra … read more

Feeding Issues from Reflux

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 31st Mar 2016

Question:  I’m seeking help for our son. The short story is that my son was born at 25 weeks and was in the nicu for 3.5 months and has overcome many things.  When he left the nicu h … read more