2018 Winter Webinar: Pediatric Feeding Difficulties

Presented by: Erin Reier, OTD, OTR/L and Michelle Foley, MA, CCC/SLP (Occupational & Speech Therapist at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital)

Pediatric feeding disorders encompass the behavioral and sensory responses to liquids and foods, environmental considerations and motor control to safely control food and liquid safely without aspiration. This presentation addresses the various deficits that impact feeding and swallowing in the pediatric population as well as general/common treatment strategies that promote safe swallowing of liquids and solids as well as positive mealtimes for the child and family.

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