Tag Archives: ASD

January 10, 2018

THANKS FOR AN INCREDIBLE TOOL

“I have four children, two with SPD, ASD and other issues, and The Eating Game has been a fantastic tool to help us with eating. Jaimie (seven) has a highly defensive tactile system that results in her resisting foods based on their texture. Often she likes the ‘taste’ of foods but gags on their texture. […]

Parents' Testimonials
January 9, 2018

DRUM ROLL PLEASE

Dear Jean, I just wanted to let you know that I rec’d the package, and have had the chance to test it with my son. Drum roll, please….It’s a hit! I’m so excited to share it with our AADigest readers   Kim Fields, Managing Editor of the Autism Asperger’s Digest http://autismdigest.com/

Parents' Testimonials
January 9, 2018

BEST GIFT EVER RECEIVED

Jean – Thank you so much for sharing your “Eating Game” with me!!!!! My son is a horrible eater and you have given me so many options as a parent of an ASD child that I did not have before. His anemic level has gone down significantly since implementing your program. Can’t thank you enough. […]

Parents' Testimonials
February 12, 2014

WHY DOES MY CHILD DO THIS?

Does your child limit the foods they will eat over a given period of time? Have you figured out why they do this? ~ Is there a physical impairment/medical reason that prevents a varied diet? ~ Is it food allergies or sensitivities? ~ Is it sensory related? How? Have you ever considered the relationship of […]

Autism/Aspergers/ASD
November 9, 2013

HERE YOU HAVE THE WHOLE STORY

In creating The Eating Game I drew on my education (degree in Nutrition and Education, specializing in Special Education) and my 37 years of work experience as a Special Education Teacher, School Board Autism Consultant and Early Interventionist. I invented The Eating Game for a 6 year old friend, named Ethan, who is autistic. At […]

The Eating Game
September 21, 2013

ASD and Eating Challenges ~ It May Not Even Be About Food!

Here’s a common checklist for folks trying to figure out why eating is such a challenging issue for their child with ASD: oral motor developmental delays swallowing challenges allergies/food intolerances Sensory issues – smell. texture, taste, appearance (color, shape, plate placement) After ruling out the above concerns or effectively dealing with them and your child […]

Autism/Aspergers/ASD
May 25, 2013

THE CHANGE CHALLENGE!

Does your child have problems when faced with change? Maybe it is a change in the brand of Cheerios because the favored brand was out of stock. Perhaps it is a change in the route you drive to school, due to an unexpected detour. Possibly the cause of a meltdown is that you cannot go […]

Eating Challenges
April 12, 2013

IT’S A GOOD THING!

There are 5 meal planning charts for ages: 2-3, 4-8, 9-13, females 14 -18, males 14-18. Ask us to substitute charts if you want to use this with someone 19-51+ years. Charts are laminated with  Velcro buttons and color coded to match the food pictures. Parents present food pictures from the four groups of pictures. The user then makes their […]

The Eating Game
November 6, 2012

EVERYONE’S A WINNER!

The Eating Game was invented for a little boy with autism who needed structure, routine and visual supports to help him gain and be in control in his environment. Does that sound to you like many children with ASD? This little boy had also learned that one way he could control and be in control […]

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