Types of Feeding Problems:
Picky Eaters - When a child has a very narrow repertoire of foods they will eat
Muscle Based - When oral musculature (hypotonia or hypertonia) impacts feeding
Medically Involved - Feeding problems as a result of medical conditions and history
Dysphagia - (medical term for swallowing dysfunction) can occur in the oral phase of hte swallow or in the paryngeal phase both types may require intervention.
Sensory Based - When a child's sensory system impacts feeding
Sensory Food Aversion - Sensory feeding program not solely based on a medical condition
Intensive Feeding Home Based Therapy Program Available
(only one family at a time)
This intensive feeding program is highly customized to your child and family. It is about resetting expectations for the WHOLE family regarding food and how your child reacts to it.
Red Flags for Sensory Food Aversion:
Defined by Chatoor, 2009