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Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Food Aversions and Eating Challenges: An OT Perspective
What is the relationship between mealtime challenges and a child's sensory system?Eating requires use of all seven senses. We use SIGHT to look at our utensils and the people at the table around us, SMELL for the flavors of food, TASTE to determine the flavor of our foods, HEARING while food is being pushed along...
Pediatric Occupational Therapy: What is Visual Perception?
Visual perception skills are very important when it comes to a child's learning and deficits can cause challenges for your child in school as well as in daily tasks.What is Visual Perception? Visual perception is a broad term used to define how the brain processes visual stimuli. It is what allows a person to recognize...