Pediatric speech and feeding therapy promotes oral motor, feeding and communication skill development in everyday activities.
Those who may benefit from speech therapy include individuals with:
Those who may benefit from feeding therapy include individuals with:
Preparing for Speech/Feeding Therapy
Your child will need a physician’s referral to set up an initial evaluation appointment.
What to Bring
Please ensure your child is wearing comfortable clothing and shoes and bring the following:
- Your insurance and a photo ID
- Any adaptive equipment your child requires or has been issued
- Any medical documentation you feel is important and that may not be available to the therapist
- A copy of your child’s IEP if they are receiving therapy at school
If you have a feeding therapy appointment, please also bring:
- At least two or three of your child’s preferred foods if applicable
- Any formula and thickening products your child uses if applicable
- Bottles and nipples that your child uses for feeding
- Plates, spoon and cups that your child prefers using
When to Arrive
Please arrive about 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visit to complete the registration process. For children under age 18, a parent or guardian must be present for the initial appointment.