Feeding Problems vs. Picky Eating and other matters of feeding difficulties
October 20, 2020
Hosted by Germaine Seufert
We discuss the how to identify the various levels of concern with children eating problems with two Speech and Language Pathologists from Solace Pediatric Healthcare, Mona Horn and Jenni DiGiacinto. When should you reach out to your pediatrician for a referral to a feeding therapist for an evaluation? What types of problems can be helped with by engaging the services of a feeding therapist? What is the difference between being picky and concerning? Solace has also started providing in-home services remotely which has greatly increased access to families in rural communities.
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More Than Special is for parents, caregivers and professionals to discuss topics relevant to having a child with special needs or helping advocate for an individual who has intellectual or developmental differences. Whether an acquired delay, like a brain injury, or one from birth, like Down syndrome, or one with questionable cause, like autism or ADHD, helping individuals navigate multiple systems with ever changing rules or laws, is difficult. Special Education, Health Insurance, Housing, Stress and Burnout, Injustice and Discrimination are real issues for anyone in the special needs community. Join us for an open conversation about these and many more topics, on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.
Germaine Seufert is a Licensed Counselor in Colorado who has been the Director of an Autism Intervention agency for the past eighteen years. In this time, matters of her clients’ health, happiness and wellness have changed over time with laws being created and implemented, resources coming and going, passionate individuals causing change for the good, research being conducted and overall awareness and acceptance increasing worldwide. Keeping up with this change and knowledge has been one of Germaine’s key interests to being able to be a resourceful and helpful individual for clients and community members. She now brings this wealth of knowledge to you. In her eighteen years of clinical experience, Germaine has advocated for children’s needs and the needs of those who are unable to advocate for themselves, through participating in legislation, learning about laws that impact decisions and regularly involving herself in making impactful and meaningful change in her community.