Feeding Therapy -> Nutrition -> Expanding Variety

Expanding Variety

Taking a restricted diet and adding different textures, temperatures, food groups, or brands to better meet nutritional needs.

Resources

  • Harvesting - Lammas Day preview

    Harvesting - Lammas Day

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Lammas Day. Language Resource. OT resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Science. Planting Seeds. Vocabulary. Feeding Therapy Resource.

    Includes activity list
  • Making Snow Cream - Photo Story preview

    Making Snow Cream - Photo Story

    Virginia Ingram, MS CCC-SLP

    Recipe Resource. Sensory Integration Resource. Language Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. A photo story to use when making Snow Cream.

    Includes activity list
  • Dirt Trifle Photo Story preview

    Dirt Trifle Photo Story

    Virginia Ingram CCC-SLP

    Sensory Integration Resource. Feeding Therapy Resource. Language Resource. Photo story to go along with the Dirt Trifle recipe.

    Includes activity list
  • Snowman Soup preview

    Snowman Soup

    Haley Simpson, M.S., CCC-SLP

    Fun winter recipe to encourage positive interactions with various food items for your more selective eaters. Recipe can be made at home, during therapy, or all ingredients can be placed in small ba...

  • Snow Cream Recipe preview

    Snow Cream Recipe

    Virginia Ingram, MS CCC-SLP

    Feeding Resource. Recipe Resource. In-person. Language Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Recipe for making snow cream. Use in feeding, speech, or occupational therapy.

    Includes activity list
  • Dirt Trifle Recipe preview

    Dirt Trifle Recipe

    Virginia Ingram CCC-SLP

    Sensory Integration Resource. Feeding Therapy Resource. language Resource. Eat dirt and worms! Just kidding! Crushed-up Oreos, pudding, and gummy worms make up this delightful dessert that's triflin'.

    Includes activity list
  • Green Light, Yellow Light, Red Light preview

    Green Light, Yellow Light, Red Light

    Haley Simpson

    Visual resource for feeding therapy to categorize current foods in a child's diet and achieve full inventory list of accepted or non-preferred foods.

  • Strawberry Shortcake Recipe preview

    Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

    Virginia Ingram, CCC-SLP

    Feeding Therapy Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. As it warms up for Spring, strawberries start to grow. This Strawberry Shortcake recipe is a great way to enjoy this tasty fruit which is bo...

    Includes activity list
  • National Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day - September 13th preview

    National Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day - September 13th

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Feeding Therapy Resource. ADL Resource. Pasta Recipe. Easy to make for 12+ yo. 1 page of step-by-step instructions and 1 photo collage of the recipe steps. Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day Resource.

    Includes activity list
  • Butter Recipe preview

    Butter Recipe

    Virginia Ingram, MS, CCC-SLP

    This is a recipe for making butter that can be used in just about any therapy session. The recipe is very easy but requires persistence and the ability to stay on task. Prep ideas: • Print and lami...

    Includes activity list

Goal Bank

  • Given sensory strategies (i.e., steps for eating, visual supports, etc.), Sarah will tolerate kissing non-preferred foods in 8/10 trials across 3 consecutive therapy sessions with decreasing prompts as measured by observation and data collection in order to expand her diet to include meat and vegetables.
  • Jarred will accept table foods from all food groups (fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, grain) in 4/4 food groups, to expand variety, over 4 therapy sessions.
  • Marcelino will progress through the therapist and family-designed food chains and the sensory hierarchy (touch, kiss, lick, bites, chew, swallow) in order to tolerate a variety of age-appropriate table foods in 90% of trials over a 5 week therapy period.