Who should be assessed?
- Babies having attachment issues with breast/bottle feeding.
- Starting solids the right way to prevent later difficulties.
- Premature or full term babies who are having difficulty co-ordinating sucking, swallowing and breathing.
- Babies with chronic lung disease and respiratory difficulties.
- Infants and children who are failing to thrive/ grow (poor weight gain).
- Infants or children who are coughing or choking on any feeds/liquids/solids.
- Children gagging or choking on lumps.
- Children with chewing difficulties.
- Oral-motor feeding difficulties.
- Children vomiting milk/food regularly.
- Gasto-oesophageal reflux - 'Reflux'.
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EOE).
- Difficulty starting solids or transitioning onto lumpy textures or finger foods.
- Infants/toddlers that are ‘stuck’ on purees.
- Infants and children with medical, neurological, anatomical or physical conditions that are affecting their feeding e.g. cleft lip/palate, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, trachea-oesophageal fistulas)
- Transitioning from tube feeding to oral feeding.
- Behavioural feeding difficulties.
- Sensory based feeding difficulties.
- Stress around mealtimes and problematic mealtime behaviours.
- Autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
- Fussy, picky and selective eaters.
- Family stress around mealtimes.
- Children with oral aversions and sensory defensiveness.
- Babies/children with food allergies.
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