We provide direct feeding therapy designed to meet your child’s individual needs and work closely with you, your pediatrician and any other team members that may be involved. We help families understand problems in feeding and swallowing and help to develop and implement a treatment plan.
Children with feeding and swallowing problems can have a variety of symptoms and possible causes. Not all symptoms are present in every child and you may or may not know the cause of the problem.
You may see some of the following signs and symptoms:
Some of the possible causes of feeding and swallowing disorders in children include:
If your child has feeding difficulties, he/she may be at risk for:
Information for this page has been adapted from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s website. Please visit their page on Feeding and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) in Children.