A childs incessant screaming, spitting, and food throwing during
mealtime are enough to frustrate any parent or caregiver! Continuous
resistance to eating not only leads to malnourishment, but physical and
intellectual developmental become additional concerns. Invariably, the
underlying reason(s) for refusing to eat will differ from child to
child, so the focus should be on improving or resolving the eating
This is a two-part book written for caregivers and
professionals who work with children with feeding problems. It presents
behavioral interventions and approaches on solving a childs resistance
- Part One was specifically written for teachers,
parents, and caregivers with no prior professional experience or
training on feeding problems.
- Part Two was written for
professionals, providing detailed information on how to apply behavioral
assessment and developing individualized interventions based on a
childs eating behaviors.
The behavioral interventions and
procedures presented in this book can also be integrated into oral
motor or dysphagia therapy. Includes references and brief descriptions.
Note: This book is not
designed to treat sensitive eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa
or bulimia nervosa. Please consult professional assistance.
204 pages 8.5 x 11 softcover 2007
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