Our speech pathology services
Most kids go through a fussy eating phase. Every parent has a story to tell about an epic tantrum at a meal. But what about when it’s every meal? Or when food preferences or refusals are impacting your child’s health or your family life?
It can sometimes be hard to work out what’s normal toddler fussiness and what’s a feeding disorder. For some children, it can also be a problem with swallowing.
Some of the most common reasons for feeding and swallowing problems in children include:
Our team has speech pathologists with specific interests in treating children with feeding issues, including training in the SOS Approach to Feeding.
Are you worried that your child has:
Mealtimes should be a fun family experience. No one wants daily battles trying to get their child to eat. That’s why our therapy approach is designed to be fun and gradually increase your child’s acceptance of different foods. Depending on your child, our approach can involve:
We will work in an integrated team with other health professionals including your GP, paediatrician, occupational therapist or dietician.
Would your child benefit from Speech Therapy?
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