Mealtime is typically a fun occupation- trying new flavors, bonding with the ones we love, and visiting new restaurants provide very meaningful experiences. However, when a motor or sensory challenge arises during mealtime, it can be an exhausting and sometimes scary struggle. I am trained in the SOS Approach to Feeding, Beckman Oral Motor Protocol and TalkTools and have years of clinical experience treating a wide variety of people who have difficulty with feeding. After completing a feeding evaluation and assessment, we may address the following areas:
oral motor skill development
This therapy all takes place at home, where you eat! Additionally, I provide hands-on coaching and demonstration, in addition to cutlery and tool recommendations, to help you progress faster. I can work with all ages.
At this time, I am not able to work with anyone experiencing dysphagia due to the laws and regulations surrounding this practice area in California.