The Resource of the Week is Understood for learning & attention issues, https://www.understood.org/en. This website is a wonderful tool for parents to use, especially with children going back to school.
There is often a false belief that any child who is difficult to understand is delayed in his or her speech sound development and may need to see a speech therapist. This happens even more often when a child has an older sibling(s) who developed all of his or her speech sounds at an early age. In general, most young children are exhibiting age-appropriate sound errors and need just a little more time for speech development.
A child’s progression toward independent feeding requires a series of developmental sequences in oral motor and fine motor skills. In fact, this multifaceted task requires developmental skill in other areas as well including: gross motor, visual, cognitive, communicative, and emotional/ social development.
Children often learn from imitating others. Eating is an activity often enjoyed with others. Research shows that social situations enhance a child’s willingness to try new foods.