Feeding & Swallowing Therapy

We have experience in the following areas:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Down Syndrome
  • Premature Infants
  • Sensory-based Feeding Disorders
  • Apraxia
  • Dysarthria
  • Oral Motor Disorders
  • Interpretation of Modified Barium Swallow Studies (MBSS)
 Enrichment Therapy & Learning Center | Feeding and Swallowing | Coralville

The Feeding and Swallowing Program provides the following benefits:

  • Maximized oral motor strength and coordination
  • Reduced gagging
  • Increased acceptance of various food textures and liquids
  • Improved sucking or drinking ability
  • Positivity associated with mealtimes
  • Parent participation to promote carry-over of newly learned skills at home
  • Fun sessions that motivate and encourage the child
  • Therapist is trained in the SOS Approach (Sequential Oral Sensory), a step-by-step technique of exploring food
  • Therapy sessions are tailored to each child’€™s needs to maximize progression of skills
  • Individual or small-group sessions
  • Continuous communication with parents, physicians, and other professionals to monitor progress (with parent’s written permission)

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