Feeding Disorders

Refers to a failure to consume enough nutrients to promote healthy growth; genetic or metabolic defects causing abnormal suck and swallow patterns, management of tube feeding, disruptive mealtime behavior and diagnosis of aspiration.

These may be caused by a number of direct and indirect factors, including medical, oral-motor, sensory, appetite, and behavioral issues.

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Outpatient appointments and program referrals can be made by calling 410-367-2222.

This page was last updated: March 26, 2015

         
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