Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP, is a certified speech language pathologist who specializes in the assessment and treatment of feeding disorders. Mel’s caseload is varied…she visits homes and schools to work with children with a variety of challenges that impact their ability to enjoy food.  From infants with low muscle tone who require support for breast and bottle feeding….to toddlers who do not possess the oral motor capabilities to learn to chew and swallow without intervention…to children on the autism spectrum…to those children transitioning from g-tubes to oral feedings…the ultimate goal is to help each child to learn about the joy of food!

It’s not just picky eaters that benefit from Melanie’s guidance. The very basics of feeding therapy are important tools that every caregiver needs to know.  So, whether you little munch bug is a picky eater or a budding gourmet, Melanie’s guidance can help you create Happy Mealtimes with Happy Kids

Melanie Potock

Melanie Potock

My son’s extremely restricted diet has been one of the most challenging behaviors.  When we started working with Mel, I was awed by her ability to handle his oral sensitivity issues and a serious resistance to change. She respects his fears and recognizes his abilities.  Every time she breaks through one of his defenses, I gain that much more hope for his nutritional health.

K. G. – Montana


Given the miracles I’ve seen her work with my son…
I am pretty sure she has a magic wand in her bag.

K.B. – Boston

Melanie and My Munch Bug

November 2, 2010
The ASHA Leader: Covering the World of 
Communication Sciences and Disorders
In the Limelight: Picky Eaters Prompt SLP’s Brush with Grammys!
April 2011
Independent Clinician.com
Therapist, Private Practice Owner, Author and CD Producer: Melanie’s Success Story
January 21, 2011
Boulder County Business Report
My Munch Bug
November 2010
University of Colorado at Boulder Alumna Spotlight: 
Melanie Potock ’93
November 2010
University of Colorado at Boulder Alumni in Touch: 
Melanie Potock, ’93 SLP, Author, Enterpreneur Extraordinaire
 Melanie is proud to be a LUNCH BOX HERO!
November 22, 2010
Daily Camera
5 Questions for Melanie Potock

 

Gift Guides and Reviews

January 2012
Easy to Love Hard to Raise
Dancing in the Kitchen!
November 2011
Special Needs Book Review: Dancing in the Kitchen
December 2011
Dinner Together: Dancing in the Kitchen Review
November 2011
Special Needs Book Review: Happy Mealtimes
May 2011
Coloradobiz Magazine
Colorado Cool Stuff!
November  2010
Yellow Scene Magazine
Holiday Gift Guide for Kids
November 15, 2010
Examiner
Helping Your Child to Love Food
November  2010
Mile High Mamas
Ultimate Gift Guide
 April 4, 2011
Speech Therapy Exchange
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