Is your kiddo scared of broccoli? Or fearful of anything that is not white? Do you have power struggles at the dinner table? Children can become picky eaters for a variety of reasons, including typical development as they become more independent, sensory sensitivities, anatomy (like tongue-tie), neurological problems, or simply modeling their parents' fussy eating habits. Regardless of the cause, here are a few things you can do...
Doctors and pediatric healthcare professionals debate on how bad - or not so bad - W-sitting is for a child's anatomy and development. As a pediatric occupational therapist who specializes in teaching children how to use their bodies better, here is my take.
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Austen is a pediatric occupational therapist with experience in schools, early intervention, and private clinic settings. She now runs her own private practice in Portland, OR specializing in movement based learning techniques. This blog's mission is to educate and empower parents and children by sharing insights into the complexities of learning and development.