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Resource Topic: Feeding

The Holiday Dinner Table

November 16, 2023  |  Parent Talks Podcast  |  By Encompass

When the podcast team brainstorms a “Holiday Food” episode, it ‘might’ trigger some unresolved feelings for the host of our program. In this fun episode of our Parent Talks Podcast, Encompass Marketing and Communications Manager Caley George shares unpleasant memories about broccoli casserole and wonders if it’s time to start doing better by our kids. […]

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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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