Written by Yaffi Lvova, RDN, owner of Baby Bloom Nutrition and co-author of Discover Mindful Eating for Kids, 2nd Ed, and Hana Eichele, MOT, OTR/L, YTT200, founder of Roots Pediatric Therapy in Arizona.
Finally! A resource that brings together feeding, nutrition, and sensory food approaches! Parents of ASD and neurodivergent children can feel more confident at the table. Beyond a Bite Parent Edition is a scientific and practical approach to build confidence at the table. - Bring joy back to your table with 16 unique play-based food activities. Using our Teach, Try, Challenge technique, you can find the just-right challenge for your child. These activities provide an in-home pathway to overcoming common feeding obstacles. - Go Beyond a Bite by understanding how to redefine "success" at the table with your child. It's about much more than a bite of food--let's focus on connection! - Gain a deep understanding of mindfulness by learning practical mealtime tips. This can decrease your table-time anxiety while building trust between you and your child. - Learn how to identify your child's sensory processing needs to meet them where they are in this moment. With our guidance, learn how to support your child in using their unique strengths to guide them toward food enjoyment. - Enjoy loads of practical tips and troubleshooting! Optimize your child's nutrition while promoting whole-family wellbeing! Here's what people are saying about Beyond a Bite Parent Edition: "The techniques offered in this book have given my daughter a fun way to explore new foods. We are loving the play-based approach. It has really helped take the pressure off at mealtime." - Mom of Charlotte, Age 5 "This book contains activities that make mealtime easier. Kids don't even know they're learning because they are having fun with food. I'm so glad it has given us new tools to use at home!" - Aunt of William, Age 5 "Beyond a Bite Parent Edition: Playful Sensory Food Exploration for ASD and Neurodivergent Kids! Is an amazing resource for parents! It offers compassionate, practicable, and fun ways to provide nutritious meals. Congratulations to Yaffi Lvova and Hana Eichele, who have created a classic 'How To' manual for families. They have woven together a way to remain sane, while providing the essential ingredients of love, laughter and balance to meals!" - Megrette Fletcher M.Ed., RD, CDCES