FEEDING & SWALLOWING PROGRAM

Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Evaluation

  • Oral Motor Skills for feeding.
  • Sensory Based Feeding Disorder.
  • Behaviorally Based Feeding Disorders.

Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Therapy

  • Oral Motor skill for sucking – Chewing – Spoon Feeding – Cup Drinking, Etc.
  • Assist with weaning from formula/tube feeds to a solid diet.
  • Decrease oral aversion / gagging during feedings.
  • Reduce mealtime stress
  • Expand the child’s range of foods in the diet.

Adult Feeding and Swallowing Evaluation

  • Evaluate various disorders of feeding and swallowing.
  • Assessment of strength / movement of muscles during swallowing.
  • Assessment of posture, behavior, and oral movement during eating.

Adult Feeding and Swallowing Therapy

  • Diet modification
  • Use of postures/maneuvers for safe swallow.
  • Exercises to increase strength and coordination.
  • Sensory therapy to improve pharyngeal swallow.