Helping families

Our Sensory Preferences & Mealtimes

An interview with co-authors of the newly released book “Sense-ational Mealtimes” Denise Stapleton, PhD, Accredited Practicing Dietitian & Gillian Griffiths, Occupational Therapist.** Mealtime should be enjoyable, yet some children struggle,and their families struggle.  Mealtimes for some families are fraught with ongoing grimacing, gagging, distress, anxiety, worry, frustration and anger. Do these phrases sound familiar?  “He Read more…

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Helping families

FPIES: Caring for the Caregiver

FPIES: Caring for the Caregiver Nichole L. Huff, Ph.D., CFLE                 Recently I read an article by the Family CaregivingAlliance on caregiver stress.  As an introduction to the topic, the author compared the need to reduce caregiver stress to the safety rules given just before takeoff on an airplane—the ones that instruct Read more…

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