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teli therapists have identified specific things to look for and questions you may have for early intervention and feeding challenges.

Is Your Child a Member of the Picky Eaters Club?

Is Your Child a Member of the Picky Eaters Club?  There is Help!! Authored by: Kim Morrow, Developmental Specialist Transitioning to solids is a big step for your toddler. They begin to explore textures and new tastes and often when exploring the first time, you may see it come out of your child’s mouth as quickly...

Starting Solid Food is More Than Meets the Eye!

Introduction to Solid Foods and How to Spot Concerns that May Require Early Intervention Authored by  Kim Morrow, Developmental Specialist We have all seen it; you try to introduce solids to your child… it goes in and comes right back out.  Is it the taste or the texture of rice cereal?  Understanding what to look...

Addressing Infant Feeding Challenges through Early Intervention

Early Intervention Feeding Strategies Authored by: Jennifer (Krandel) Schreiner, teli Occupational Therapist Is your infant having difficulty when bottle or breast feeding? Sitting down with your infant in your lap and nursing or bottle feeding your infant can be a special time shared between parent and child. While it appears to be calming, feeding is a...

The Importance of Child Nutrition

Nutrition & Child Development Reviewed and edited by Becky DiLettuso, MSW, Executive Director Did you know that your child’s brain and body experience rapid and profound growth in the first two years of life?  Proper child nutrition is the key to achieving healthy cognitive and physical growth.  A well fed child will be equipped with...

Starting Solid Food is More Than Meets the Eye! – Part 1

We have all seen it; you try to introduce solids to your child… it goes in and comes right back out.  Is it the taste or the texture of rice cereal?   Understanding what to look for in the transition to solid food can be extremely important to insure your child is progressing appropriately. The timing...

Early Intervention Therapy for Feeding Problems (Pt.2)

Addressing Feeding Problems in Toddlers through Early Intervention TherapyEarly Intervention Therapy can be very helpful for children with feeding issues. teli’s Occupational Therapists provide some insights for  toddlers. How can I encourage my toddler to accept more solid foods? Children have comfort foods, just like adults. Has your child been not feeling well and soft applesauce...

Early Intervention Therapy for Feeding Problems (Pt.1)

Addressing Feeding Problems through Early Intervention Therapy Early Intervention Therapy can be very helpful for children with feeding issues. teli’s Occupational Therapists provides some insights for  premature infants. Do you have a Premature Infant with Feeding Issues?Is your child just a picky eater or is there something more happening? There is nothing more relaxing than cuddling...