Therapy for Children With Swallowing Disorders in the Educational Setting Many children of all ages with swallowing disorders now receive at least part of their swallowing therapy in the public schools. This article presents the various types of swallowing therapy available, including postural changes, sensory enhancements, changes in feeding processes, and exercise programs. Other therapy issues discussed include the relationship ... Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum  |   January 01, 2000
Therapy for Children With Swallowing Disorders in the Educational Setting
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Jeri A. Logemann
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Corresponding author: e-mail: j-logemann@nwu.edu
Article Information
Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Clinical Forum: Identification and Management of Dysphagia
Clinical Forum   |   January 01, 2000
Therapy for Children With Swallowing Disorders in the Educational Setting
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 2000, Vol. 31, 50-55. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.3101.50
History: Received September 28, 1998 , Accepted September 27, 1999
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 2000, Vol. 31, 50-55. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.3101.50
History: Received September 28, 1998; Accepted September 27, 1999

Many children of all ages with swallowing disorders now receive at least part of their swallowing therapy in the public schools. This article presents the various types of swallowing therapy available, including postural changes, sensory enhancements, changes in feeding processes, and exercise programs. Other therapy issues discussed include the relationship of the feeding process to swallowing therapy, the schedule of therapy, and maintenance programs as compared to therapy. Clinicians are also provided with a number of references for additional reading on therapy procedures.

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