Feeding Therapy

Our therapists are qualified to provide feeding therapy for all ages (birth through adults), though our primary expertise is in the area of infant and child feeding .  Examples of problem feeding behaviors include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Refusal to eat or drink
  • Difficulty chewing or swallowing food
  • Gagging, vomiting, or coughing when eating or drinking
  • Limited variety of food
  • Poor weight gain
  • Requiring extended time to finish meals
  • Difficulty transitioning from bottle to purees/ solids
  • Weak oral motor skills related to feeding

After a thorough review of the medical and feeding history you provide, a Speech-Language Pathologist or Occupational Therapist will sit down with you and your child to observe a meal or snack and further assess oral motor skills, seating positions, and behavior during meal time. If your child qualifies for therapy, you will then speak with our office manager to schedule regular visits.