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It Just Makes “Sense” to look at the Family’s Routines. A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

by Katherine Stimpson, Early Intervention Service Coordinator, Mecklenburg CDSA The sound of a ticking clock, chalk squeaking on a chalkboard, and food that has a texture that makes your body squirm. We all have sensory processing differences that set us apart from one another. As early intervention providers, we are tasked with supporting families in […]

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Helping Families Manage the Battle Over Food and Nutrition

  Kristen L. Brown Weddle, MS, RD, LDN CDSA Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist As Early Interventionists, we’ve all had an infant or toddler on our caseload who was having trouble gaining weight, getting the proper nutrition, or growing as expected. Maybe they were just picky eaters or maybe there was another reason, but helping parents and […]

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Off The Charts

Written by Audrey Midthun, Mother, Mecklenburg County There is a scale of measurement to gauge how a child is developing.  If you don’t know this before your children are born, you quickly learn it once they arrive.  It starts minutes after birth with the APGAR test.  How quickly are they responding to outside stimuli, and are […]

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