FEEDING THERAPY

Our interdisciplinary team of board certified and state licensed Occupational Therapists and Speech-Language Pathologists are trained and certified in comprehensive diagnostic assessment and treatment of your child’s feeding concerns. We offer the most current treatment approaches to determine the most appropriate techniques and strategies which focus on improvement and resolution of your child’s oral feeding and swallowing issues and concerns. There are many factors which contribute to pediatric feeding problems. Our team focuses on multiple aspects of your child’s feeding impairments and disorders, including but are not limited to medical, developmental, oral motor, sensory and behavioral approaches. Our goal is to promote safe, positive and pleasurable mealtime experiences in order for your child to obtain their developmental feeding milestones. We have a strong emphasis on parent involvement and training through each step of our program.

Please contact our office about our feeding program if your child is experiencing any of the following feeding issues or concerns related to:

Autism Spectrum Disorders
ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
Brain Injury
Cerebral Palsy or other Neurologic Conditions
Developmental Delays
Oral Feeding Aversion/ Food Refusals
Inability to Progress or Transition
Failure to Thrive or Nutritional Concerns
Food Allergies or Sensitivities
Picky Eater
Limited Food/Liquid Acceptance
Feeding Tube Dependency

Our team will recommend the most appropriate program for your child based on your information and assessment. These may include weekly intervention, monthly follow up visits, a home program specifically designed for your family, and/or referrals to other medical specialists or further testing procedures.