We are hosting some 'Difficulties in Feeding' training which is being delivered by an Occupational Therapist on Wednesday 8th March 3.30-5.30pm. This will be on a 'first come first serve' basis and we will let you know if you have a place.
Please fill in this form by Monday 6th March.
The aim of this training session is:
To outline the complexity of eating and why many children struggle to eat.
To demonstrate how to help the child develop the oral motor and sensory skills required for successful eating.
To discuss the top 10 myths of eating and the impact on the child.
To recognise that there are many steps to eating and that swallowing food is not the only goal.
To describe general treatment strategies which can be implemented at home/school to support the child’s feeding development.
To share the importance of the division of responsibility in feeding.
To provide tips to implement at home/school to help the child to build a healthy relationship with food both now and in the future.
To show that meal times can be fun and enjoyable for the whole family.
To troubleshoot common problems and provide tips to manage these.
To share tools to use at home/school to help the child explore new foods.