Feeding-TherapyAt Children’s Therapy Connections our successful feeding and nutrition therapy outcomes emphasize the importance of a structured multidisciplinary approach to these problems. We often propose a specific treatment algorithm for children exhibiting feeding and nutrition problems. This holistic approach is unique to CTC, and is why our experienced team of feeding and nutrition professionals have helped so many families that experience stressful and worrisome problems that are associated with their child’s diminished food intake, and a diet lacking essential nutrients. Our holistic approach defines Children’s Therapy Connections feeding and nutrition success rates.

Some risk factors to look out for:

  • Prolonged feeding times with nursing or bottle feedings
  • You Prolonged mealtimes when eating solid foods • Continuous drooling of saliva
  • Speech difficulties
  • Needing help with feeding
  • Choking or gagging
  • Reoccurring chest infections, such pneumonia, ear infections, fevers
  • Delays with acquiring movement, such as rolling over, sitting up, and walking
  • Gastrointestinal problems, including reflux, constipation, diarrhea and vomiting
  • Special needs children are also more likely to develop coexisting medical conditions

A Nutrition and Feeding evaluations are recommended for the following concerns:

  • Failure to Thrive
  • Prematurity related feeding concerns and, or problems
  • Poor feeding abilities
  • Food allergies, sensitivities or tolerances Infant and childhood nutrition • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Oral sensory processing, hypo or hyper sensory involvement
  • Tube feedings, transitioning to or from oral feeding
  • Disorders of oral motor structure or development • Growth Disorders
  • Autism related nutritional concerns
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Chronic Disorders or syndromes
  • Building a foundation for optimal health and wellness
  • Improving food choices and habits for lifelong, optimal health
  • Maintaining weight or lose excess pounds

Intervention may include, but is not limited to, assisting children with:

  • Improved Oral and Digestive Tolerances
  • Modifications to Improve Food Variety
  • Optimizing Nutritional Value of Food Consumed
  • Increase Food Variety, Volume and Complexity
  • Addressing Possible Food Allergies or Sensitivities
  • Transitioning Off of or Onto a Tube Feedings
  • Provide Specific Recipes, or Blended Foods as needed
  • Weight Reduction

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