Winner of an iParenting Media Award! Is your child a picky eater or a full-fledged resistant eater? Does he or she eat only 3–20 foods, refusing all others? Eat from only one food group? Gag, tantrum, or become anxious if you introduce new foods? If so, you have a resistant eater. Learn the possible causes, when you need professional help, and how to deal with the behavior at home. Learn why Don't play with your food! and Clean your plate! – along with many other old saws – are just plain wrong. And who said you have to eat dessert last? Get ready to have some stereotypes shattered!
Helpful chapters include:
Who Are Resistant eaters?
Environmental and Behavioral Factors Contributing to Problems with Eating
Sensory-Based and Motor-Based Problems Affecting the Resistant Eater
Motor-Based Eating Problems vs. Sensory-Based Eating Problems
Designing and Implementing a Comprehensive Treatment Plan
Gastrointestinal, Physical and Oral-Motor Development
Stages of Sensory Development for Eating
A Recipe for Success