What signs of feeding difficulties I should be aware of?

 In Speech Therapy

Symptoms of feeding disorders might include:

  • Refusal to eat certain foods
  • Preferences for foods by taste, textures and/or brand
  • Not being able to safely handle foods

Serious symptoms could include difficulty controlling food in the mouth, inability to control food or saliva in the mouth, difficulty initiating a swallow, coughing, choking, frequent pneumonia, unexplained weight loss, gurgling after swallowing, and a sensation of food being stuck in their throat.

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