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Author: Autumn Howard, MA, CCC-SLP

Why Spitting is Important

November 2, 2022  |  Child Development  |  By Autumn Howard, MA, CCC-SLP

Spitting is a behavior that many parents want to distinguish as soon as it starts. It feels messy and unsanitary. However, from a feeding perspective, it is a developmental skill that is important for felt safety around food. For kids who have feeding difficulties, it can be scary to eat new and unfamiliar foods. Our […]

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