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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 child to safely chew and swallow a variety or flavored and textured foods, as well as, drink liquids without choking or aspirating.