I'll give you the answer first: a child's diet texture should be appropriate for their oral skill level. Sounds so obvious right? I've seen this scenario many times... a child is referred Keep Reading >>
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Autism Speaks: Tool Kits for Feeding Behavior and Constipation
http://www.autismspeaks.org I wanted to highlight the Autism speaks website specifically the exploring Keep Reading >>
Hypersensitive Gag Reflex and Pediatric Feeding Delays By Donna Scarborough Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-S Miami University, Oxford, OH firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction Historically, two clinical areas in speech pathology have tested the gag reflex response as part of a standard oral mechanism examination including: a) assessment of maximum Keep Reading >>
Starting feeding therapy for the child with gagging, vomiting, G-tube feeding and poor oral intake.
I want to share some simple ideas for assessing children with feeding disorders, specifically toddlers with feeding difficulty, g-tube dependence, or food refusal/ extreme picky eating and Keep Reading >>
Ask the Dietician: Comments on recommending infant formulas by Sharon Wallace, RD, CSP, LDN
This post comes from my colleague Sharon, one of the dieticians on our feeding team, in reference to Martina's comment and question on how best to recommend a special formula and how to convince Keep Reading >>
Research: Infant Colic
I wanted to pass on a summary of an article that was posted on medscape this week. It highlights that there is some encouraging research looking at probiotics and colic. There is so much going on in Keep Reading >>
The importance of gastroenterology in treating feeding problems.
At UNC Hospitals, I do about 7 new feeding evals each week. 5 of these are with our pediatric feeding team which includes speech, GI and nutrition and 2 are scheduled as a speech pathology/feeding Keep Reading >>