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Founded by Valerie Gent, Let's Eat! Paediatric Speech Pathology is a Newcastle based Private Paediatric Feeding intervention service for babies and children from birth to adolescence.

Feeding difficulties in babies and children can be very stressful for parents as well as their child. The goal of Let's Eat! is to empower the family to be able to understand and respond to the feeding difficulties their child may present with. Treatment is clinic based but home and school visits can be arranged with an additional travel fee.

Valerie is passionate about feeding difficulties, she loves working with families in a practical and team focused way.

We look forward to working with you too!

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Let's Eat! Paediatric Speech Pathology20 hours ago
Day 1 presentation slides written. Did you know that we have an amazing Occupational therapist, Dietitian and Doctor presenting with us?

Day 1 includes
- fussy eating in typical children
- fussy eating in restricted eaters including children with ASD
- fussy eating in children with medical issues including EoE, GORD and allergies
- delayed oral motor skills in toddlers
- delayed oral motor skills including chewing in children with special needs- I’ve got a fabulous case study of 2 diagnosis to show you and a brilliant oral motor tongue tie video.

Feeding is multidisciplinary and we want to show you how powerful your feeding programs can get when you utilise the strengths of different disciplines- even in private practice!

Cake and tea then on the train home to Sydney. Safe travels Debbie (Debra Alvarez Feeding Kids Sydney).

Don’t forget the early bird rate finishes end of November.

We look forward to seeing you there!
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/feeding-therapy-your-tools-for-success-tickets-66148541067?ref=eios
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Let's Eat! Paediatric Speech Pathology23 hours ago
Debbie (Debra Alvarez Feeding Kids Sydney) is up from Sydney today and we are having a wonderful day writing up our 2 day feeding workshop for 2020.

I laughed when I saw how many books we had on our table. Feeding discussions with lots of food (avo toast) and coffees to get through day 1 presentation slides.

Each topic will demonstrate how we used a different feeding program in a case study with videos to show you how we got feeding success with that child. Thank you to all the parents who have so generously agreed for their child to be a case study example. You are helping us support feeding professionals.

Don’t forget the early bird rate finishes end of November. We look forward to seeing you there!
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/feeding-therapy-your-tools-for-success-tickets-66148541067?ref=eios

🍅🥑 🧀 Val Gent & Debbie Alvarez
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Let's Eat! Paediatric Speech Pathology4 days ago
Oh man this video made me laugh so much! Thanks Little Peeps Eats for the share . Have an awesome weekend, Val
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Rayyan Kids Videos
This is really cute.. Baby really wants that ice cream. 🙂 Subscribe for more videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ_NFGBEJZiUeLf8zg5b5xw
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Let's Eat! Paediatric Speech Pathology6 days ago
Seriously I’m like a giddy child with this initiative- Finally!! Something that gets children back to growing, learning and hopefully trying new foods. This environmentally friendly initiative is going to make such positive changes in children lives. Thank you Woolworths 👏👏🌱🌱
Ps- don’t forget to download the educational resources on their website- https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/discover/garden?icmpid=sm-vurl-discoverygarden-home
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Pots of fun for everyone! 🙌 Discover the joy of growing and lettuce see your unboxing moments! 😍 Find out more at woolworths.com.au/discoverygarden
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Let's Eat! Paediatric Speech Pathology7 days ago
The staff at Newcastle Junior School were such troopers yesterday.

One of them willingly got blind folded while another staff member fed her lumpy tart mango yoghurt. Another had to drink a very full glass of water while not being able to touch the floor with her feet. Most of them then examined each other eating sultanas and then crammed their mouths with rice cakes to again watch how their chewing and tongue patterns changed.

Troopers right? All in the name of understanding what it felt to have oral motor /chewing and swallowing difficulties. I could not thank them enough for their enthusiasm and willingness to give it a go.

We spent lots of time talking about fussy eating and the underlying causes - https://www.arktherapeutic.com/blog/food-refusal-is-it-oral-motor-or-sensory-related/

I hope you found the talk useful. Thank you to the dads that came for the parent talk. It was a wonderful way to celebrate my birthday! Inspiring everyone about my work love- feeding 🍽🍪🥖🍓🍎🥑 Val Gent #letseatspeech #sensoryfeedingdifficulties #oralmotor