Our therapists are trained to work with children and young adults in need of feeding and/or swallowing services. Whether you or your child is a picky eater, received a diagnosis of Failure to Thrive, or has a diagnosis that impacts feeding, we are here to help!
Are you or your child eating a limited number of foods or experiencing food jags due to sensory aversions?
Using different therapeutic approaches, including the SOS Approach to Feeding, our therapists address sensory aversions and sensory regulation in picky eaters during feeding and interactions with food.
Children and adults with sensory-based feeding challenges may only eat crunchy or chewy foods, avoid pureed foods, avoid foods that may have caused a traumatic experience, or prefer foods from one brand.
Oral Motor Skills
Are you or your child having a hard time chewing or manipulating food or drink in your mouth during feeding?
Using different therapeutic approaches, including Talk Tools and the Beckman Oral Motor program, our therapists work to improve oral muscle strength, chewing skills, and tongue use during feeding.
Children and adults with feeding or drinking difficulties may present with atypical behaviors, such as not accepting age-appropriate foods, or accepting only a restricted variety or quantity of food or liquid.
Are you or your child having a hard time initiating or completing a swallow after taking in food or liquid?
Using different therapeutic approaches, including Talk Tools and the Beckman Oral Motor program, our therapists work to encourage safe swallowing during feeding.
Children and adults with swallowing difficulties may not accept age-appropriate foods, may choke on foods or drinks, or may only accept a restricted variety or quantity of foods or drinks.
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