Infant and Toddler Feeding & Development Services

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Benefits

Infants or toddlers having difficulty with the following may benefit from our services:

FEEDING:

  • Persistent Feeding Difficulties

  • Oral-Sensory Challenges

  • Oral-Motor Challenges

  • Refusals/Restricted Feeding Meltdowns

  • Pre/post Frenectomy care

  • Suspected issues related to Tongue, Lip, and Buccal Ties

BREASTFEEDING:

  • Positioning and Latch

  • Infants with Medical Challenges

  • Introducing Complimentary Foods

INFANT & TODDLER DEVELOPMENT

  • Developmental Milestones

  • Postural Control

  • Body Awareness

  • Fine Motor Coordination

  • Visual Motor Integration

  • Sensory Processing

  • Torticollis

  • Plagiocephaly (head flattening)

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What can parents expect from an evaluation?

Your child will receive a comprehensive occupational therapy evaluation to assess:

  • Birth, Health, Medical and Rehab History

  • Functional Assessment of Motor Skills

  • Assessment of Sensory Processing

  • Functional Mealtime Assessment or Breastfeeding Assessment**

  • Assessment of Oral - Motor Skills and Oral - Sensory Awareness

  • Assessment of Oral Structures

**Additional assessment involved for lactation services

What is targeted from treatment?

Interventions to Target:

  • Core Strength and Postural Control

  • Body Awareness

  • Oral Preparatory Activities

  • Functional Approaches to Feeding

  • Ongoing Assessment

  • Parent Collaboration and Education

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