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When Kids Think Feeding Utensils Are Food

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 13th Apr 2017

Question: I work with a child who has Down Syndrome. She is 16 months old. She presents with open mouth posture and tongue thrusting not during feeding. Mom purchased a Z-vibe and I saw your art … read more

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

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

Drooling - Getting to the Root of the Problem

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 23rd Aug 2015

Question:  I was looking at some of the tools and videos on your site.  I have a 9 year old daughter with low tone in her face and some periodic drooling.  I have taken her to variou … read more