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will eat food safely and appropriately with ________ (percent, frequency) as measured by _________ (checklists, anecdotal records, probes, observation, etc.).

1 Discriminate between edible and nonedible items.
2 Tolerate oral stimulation in preparation for feeding.
3 Take appropriate amounts of food into mouth.
4 Maintain lip closure around utensil.
5 Bite OH pieces of food with front teeth.
6 Pick up and bite through layered food.
7 Chew food with molars.
8 Chew food with rotary movements.
9 Transfer food laterally in mouth with tongue.
10 Chew with mouth closed.
11 Chew food sufficiently before swallowing.
12 Eat at an appropriate rate.
13 Eat and drink in a socially acceptable manner.
14 Refrain from talking with food in mouth.
15 Tolerate a variety of textures, temperatures, colors and flavors of foods.
16 Identify foods which are not safe to eat: allergies, special diets, etc.
17 Take appropriate amounts of food.
18 Refrain from touching others' food.
19 Accept and pass eating items.
20 Refrain form making undue noises.
21 Refrain from playing with own food.
22 Keep food in mouth.
23 Differentiate finger foods and non finger foods.
24 Eat finger foods.
25 Select and eat nutritious snacks and meals.
26 Eat with utensils.
27 Hold utensil appropriately.
28 Initiate movement of utensil to mouth.
29 Scoop.
30 Jab or spear ________pieces of food with a utensil.
31 Cut ___ pieces of soft food with a utensil.
32 Cut_________pieces of hard food with a utensil.
33 identify when to use a napkin to clean face and hands.
34 Wipe face and hands thoroughly with napkin.
35 Use adapted utensils/feeding equipment.
36 Clean up after eating.

will drink safely and appropriately with ________ (percent, frequency) as measured by ____________.
1 Hold a container.
2 Drink at an appropriate rate.
3 Drink ____ sips from a cup
4 Drink __ sips from a straw.
5 Maintain lip closure around cup or straw.
6 Swallow multiple sips.
7 Open a bottle or can.
8 Pour liquids from a container into a cup.
9 Activate a drinking fountain.
10 Drink from a drinking fountain.
11 Insert straw in drinking container.

will open food items with ________ level of assistance/percent of time/frequency as measured by ___________________.
1 Open milk or juice container.
2 Open plastic envelope and remove fork, straw and napkin.
3 Open condiment packages.
4 Apply condiments.
5 Open food
6 Peel fruit.

will follow cafeteria routine with _______ level of assistance/percent of time/frequency as measured by __________.
1 Obtain and carry a tray and utensils.
2 Locate and sit in a seat within designated eating area.
3 Dispose of a tray, carton, and utensils in designated receptacle.
4 Select a variety of foods.
5 Choose foods to maintain health. weight, and well-being.
6 Make food choices that are appropriate for the time of day.