Tag Archives: Feeding Disorders

Feeding Therapy Corner: Wait…For…It.. – The Power of Waiting

By: Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP As a speech language pathologist who specializes in feeding, one of the most important strategies that I teach to parents and caregivers is the power of waiting. Children need time to organize their thoughts and … Continue reading

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Physical Status, Feeding Behavior and Autism

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Recent research was published to investigate the physical status and feeding behavior among 23 children with autism, ages 5-16 years old (higher enrollment of males).  A 3 day food record was collected using a parent questionnaire, … Continue reading

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A German Company Makes a 3D Food Printer for Those with Dysphagia

[Source:  USA Today] A German company, Biozoon, is working on a 3D-printed food extruder that creates food that literally melts in your mouth, allowing elderly patients with dysphagia – the inability to swallow – to eat without choking. Biozoon uses molecular gastronomy to … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: CHARGE Syndrome – Multiple Congenital Anomalies Including Disorders of All Senses and Speech, Language, Feeding, Swallowing, and Behavior

by Cheng, L. (2006, September 26). The ASHA Leader. CHARGE syndrome is a genetic disorder (one in 10,000 to15,000 live births) with multiple physical, sensory, and behavioral anomalies. Children with CHARGE typically undergo 10 surgeries before age 3. Although early … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: Celebrating Feeding Tube Awareness Week: For the Love of a Tubie

[Source:  Complex Child Magazine] If someone had told me four years ago this week that my daughter Raya would still be getting 85% of her calories from tube feeds four years later, I wouldn’t have believed it.  And I probably … Continue reading

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