We Treat...

  • Dysarthria
  • Feeding-Tube Dependency 
  • Oral Motor Weakness
  • Oral Hyper/hyposensitivity (low tone)
  • Texture aversion 
  • Pocketing of foods
  • Food refusal 
  • Dysphagia (swallowing difficulty)
  • Oral leakage with liquids

Feeding Therapy

What is feeding therapy? Feeding therapy helps infants and children with a wide array of feeding difficulties which may impact a child's nutrition, including Failure to Thrive or swallowing difficulties.  We support a behavioral oral motor technique that uses a variety of exercises and specialized tools to develop awareness and strengthen and coordinate the oral muscles (lips, tongue, jaw). We target skills that help a children to safely chew and swallow a variety or flavored and textured foods, as well as, drink liquids without choking or aspirating.