About the instructor

Occupational Therapist

Alisha Grogan MOT, OTR/L

Author and owner of Your Kid’s Table LLC, a site designed to help parents help their kids with sensory processing and all things feeding, two specialties of Alisha’s as a pediatric OT. She’s also the creator of the online class Mealtime Works and co-creator of Sensory Solutions. Alisha has three boys at home, one of who has sensory needs and a history of feeding difficulties. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Table Food School Outline

    • Workbook

    • Tools You May Need

  • 2

    1 - Mindset

    • 1.1 - Introduction

    • 1.1 - Slides

    • 1.2 - The Right Mindset

    • 1.2 - Slides

    • Table Food Quick Guide

    • 1.3 - Milestones and Red Flags

    • 1.3 - Slides

    • Eating and Drinking Milestones

    • Module 1 Quiz: Test What You've Learned!

  • 3

    2 - Mealtime Foundations

    • 2.1 - When to Eat

    • 2.1 - Slides

    • Feeding Schedule 6-14+ Months

    • 2.2 - Where to Eat

    • 2.2 - Slides

    • 2.3 - How to Set Up Your Meals

    • 2.3 - Slides

    • Mealtime Checklist

    • Module 2 Quiz: Test What You've Learned!

  • 4

    3 - The Right Foods

    • 3.1 - Why Using the Right Foods Matter

    • 3.1 - Slides

    • Tips for Using High Calorie Foods for Weight Gain

    • 3.2 - The Food Order

    • 3.2 - Slides

    • Table Food Levels

    • 3.3 - The Power of Using a Food Diary

    • 3.3 - Slides

    • Food Diary Template

    • Food List Worksheet

    • Module 3 Quiz: Test What You've Learned!

  • 5

    4 - Teaching

    • 4.1 - Basic Strategies for Every Meal

    • 4.1 - Slides

    • Nuk Brush Cheat Sheet

    • 4.2 - The Root of the Problem

    • 4.2 - Slides

    • 4.3 - Basic Strategies Outside of a Meal

    • 4.3 - Slides

    • Sensory Bin Cheat Sheet

    • 4.4 - Extra Tricks

    • 4.4 - Slides

    • Oral Motor VS. Sensory Strategies

    • Module 4: Test What You've Learned!

  • 6

    5 - Making your Plan

    • 5.1 - Case Studies

    • 5.1 - Slides

    • Make Your Plan Worksheet

    • 5.2 - Portion Sizes and Food Examples

    • 5.2 - Slides

    • Table Food Meal Idea Vault

    • 5.3 - Preventing Picky Eating

    • 5.3 - Slides

    • Additional Resources

    • References

    • Module 5: Test What You've Learned!

  • 7

    How-To Videos

    • Nuk Brush Demo

    • Food on Molars/Gums Demo

    • Guided Chewing Demo

    • Face Wipe Demo

  • 8

    Bonus Lesson 1

    • Bonus Lesson 1 - Self Feeding

    • Bonus Lesson 1 - Slides

    • How to Teach Straw Drinking

  • 9

    Bonus Lesson 2

    • Bonus Lesson 2 - Weaning

    • Bonus Lesson 2 - Slides

  • 10

    Bonus 3

    • Weight Gain Recipes

  • 11

    Survey

    • Table Food School Exit Survey