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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Healthy Pace for Eating Video

September 2016 | Adult Down Syndrome Center - Video

Eating too fast can cause us to get a stomachache, cough, or even choke. If we eat more slowly, we can enjoy our food and be healthier. This video talks about a healthy pace for eating snacks and meals. Corresponding visual handouts can be found at these links: Healthy Pace for Eating Story opens in new window and Healthy Pace for Eating Visual opens in new window.

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