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In this episode we talk with Melanie Potock MA, CCC-SLP. We discuss her backstory of becoming one of the top pediatric feeding therapists, common diagnoses she works with, her go-to items in her SLP Toolkit, advice for other SLP’s, her new book, and much more!

Buy Melanie’s new book, You are Not an Otter: The Story of How Kids Become Adventurous Eaters on Amazon!

About Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP

Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP, treats children birth to teens who have difficulty eating.  Melanie’s advice has been shared in a variety of television and print media, including The New York Times, Huffington Post and Parents Magazine.  She is the co-author of the award-winning Raising a Healthy Happy Eater: A Stage-by-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating (2015) and Baby Self-Feeding: Solutions for Introducing Purees and Solids to Create Lifelong Healthy Eating Habits(2016).  Her popular food activity book, titled Adventures in Veggieland: Help Your Kids Learn to Love Vegetables with 100 Easy Activities and Recipes (2018) is based on the research and Melanie’s 20 years of success as a pediatric feeding therapist. Her children’s storybook includes tips for parents on how to use pretend play to encourage adventurous eating in kids ages two to six years.  You are Not an Otter:The Story of How Kids Become Adventurous Eaters and all of Melanie’s books can be found on Amazon and at

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