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27 Apr 2015

BY: trini

Orofacial Myology / Speech Therapy

The Oral Motor Cookbook, Part 3

By Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy, MS CCC-SLP;COM 

If you haven’t been following our previous posts about cooking for low tone children, you might want to get caught up on Part 1 and Part 2. One of our goals in teaching about good feeding techniques and textures is to help parents work with their children on muscle development that can reduce the amount of time needed in speech therapy or orofacial myology. We want our kids to enjoy both eating and speech! We’ve already covered ideas based on texture and how to make healthy purees and baby foods at home, now let’s focus on solid food textures that have been modified for the picky eater.

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20 Apr 2015

BY: trini

Orofacial Myology / Speech Therapy

The Oral Motor Cookbook, Part 2

By Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy, MS CCC-SLP;COM

What is a cookbook without recipes? In case you missed Part 1 of the Oral Motor Cookbook, I am sharing some food tips for parents with low tone children. Today’s recipes focus on puree textures, a.k.a., baby food, but they can also be helpful for older kids who struggle with solid foods or as a nutritious snack when older kids are feeling under the weather.

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