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Marybeth Ames

Dr. Marybeth Ames is a mother, author, and Speech-Language Pathologist. She has over 25 years experience in early childhood, school-age, university, geriatric, and medical settings. She can be reached at jeabes@comcast.net.

Taking an Important Look at Autism and Habitual Dysphagia

Taking an Important Look at Autism and Habitual Dysphagia

It’s not what you’re eating: it’s how you’re eating.  Dysphagia (swallowing disorder) has not received a lot of attention for individuals with autism. The symptoms may be mild, masked, or uneventful in the pediatric population.  Dysphagia may be noted, but in the big picture, it may not be a priority.  Further evaluation and treatment of […]

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