Category Archives: Feeding Difficulties

New York City Speech and Language Therapy

Diagnosing and Treating Feeding Problems in New York City

New York City Speech and Language Therapy

New York City Speech and Language Therapy

If you think your child may have a feeding problem, you will want to contact us at our speech and language therapy practice, Stacey Miller, SLP. Our speech language pathologist, Stacey Miller, is a Manhattan-based speech therapist who offers speech, language, and oral motor therapy for children of all ages. If your child seems to be experiencing feeding problems, you will want to make an appointment to have your child seen by our therapist for New You City speech and language therapy.

Stacey Miller has over seven years of experience in treating children who have feeding problems and speech and learning disabilities. Stacy is a very personable pathologist who will be able to provide one-on-one treatment for your child. She works with the youngest children to children of age 18. Along with working with children who have feeding difficulties, Stacey also works with children who have expressive and receptive language disorders, oral motor weakness, learning disabilities and social and pragmatic delays. When your child needs New York City speech and language therapy, for help for his or her feeding problem, contact us for an appointment.

Stacey will be able to provide an evaluation of your child’s feeding problem in the comfort of your own home. She offers services to families in Midtown, in the Upper East Side and in the Upper West Side. Feeding and swallowing disorders include problems of a child’s ability to gather food and get ready to suck, chew, or swallow. For example, if your child is unable to pick up food and get it into his or her mouth, or if he or she cannot completely close their lips to keep the food in the mouth, he or she may have a feeding disorder. Swallowing disorders are known as dysphagia, and can occur at different times in the swallowing process. There are many different signs that your child may have a feeding or swallowing disorder including refusing food or liquid, or coughing or gagging during meals, to name just two problems. After our speech language pathologists does a feeding and swallowing evaluation, she may recommend a variety of different types of treatments including anything from medical intervention for reflux, to food temperature and texture changes. Therapy may include making the muscles of the mouth stronger, helping the child to increase tongue movement, and helping them increase acceptance of different foods and liquids. For an appointment for our New York City speech and language therapy specialist to see your child, contact us today.

Stacey Miller, SLP
Serving Manhattan
(646) 525-4817

Pediatric Feeding Problems in Manhattan

Diagnosing and treating feeding problems in NYC

Pediatric feeding problems in Manhattan

Pediatric feeding problems in Manhattan

Having a baby is a huge milestone, but the work does not end there. As a parent, you have the opportunity to help your child grow into a person of their own, and in order to do that you will need to make sure that your child is as healthy as can be. In general, parents should keep an eye on their children in order to look out for any troubling signs or symptoms, and if your child is having difficulties when it comes to feeding then they may have a disorder. Luckily, there is something that you can do about it. When it comes to pediatric feeding problems in Manhattan, Stacey Miller, SLP is here to help diagnose and treat the issue.

As a parent, it is your job to make sure that your child is taken care of on a daily basis and that over time they learn how to do this successfully on their own so that they can become independent individuals. Sometimes, learning to do certain things can be challenging, but parents may feel especially frustrated if their child gives them a hard time when it is time to eat. Feeding problems tend to manifest in the lack of interest in eating or in the refusal to eat certain foods. In some cases, this is normal, and it simply shows your child’s range of personal tastes. But sometimes, these sorts of concerns can be troubling, especially when your child refuses to eat something that they need in order to be healthy. If you believe that your child has any pediatric feeding problems, in Manhattan Stacey Miller, SLP can help you. Stacey Miller is extremely experienced when it comes to feeding problems as well as other issues involving speech, language and oral motor therapy. She will sit down with your child, get to know them better, and observe their behavior in order to gather data and perhaps important clues as to why they eat, or don’t eat, the way they do. From there, she can help you overcome these issues so that your child can be healthy.

Feeding is important, and each child is different so Stacey Miller, SLP looks for ways to personalize treatments as much as possible. She will work alongside your child at a rate that suits them and their needs so that they can comfortably overcome any issues they have with pediatric feeding problems in Manhattan.

Serving Manhattan
646-525-4817

Manhattan Speech Therapy Practice

Pediatric Feeding Therapy Manhattan

Is your child struggling when it comes to feeding time? Are you looking for ways to improve your child’s feeding abilities so that you can keep them healthy and on track in their development? At our Manhattan speech therapy practice, Stacey Miller, SLP is here to help you and your child practice new approaches to feeding and work on ways to make feeding more successful for you and your child. In many cases, issues with feeding time stem from behaviors that have become the norm.

Manhattan Speech Therapy Classes

Manhattan Speech Therapy Classes

At our Manhattan speech therapy practice, we will teach your child more positive mealtime behaviors so that the experience will be better for everyone involved. Reinforcing these positive behaviors both in and out of Stacey’s office can make a huge difference in how your child thinks about and responds to your feeding time routines. Many of the struggles that parents have involving feeding abilities is that they feel their child’s abilities are not corresponding with others their age. Stacey Miller is here not only to help your child make improvements in the feeding abilities, but also to give you the education you need as a parent to learn how to best support and encourage your child. Providing a positive environment makes all the difference when it comes to shaping new efficient and successful feeding behaviors at mealtimes. Stacey can also evaluate how the mechanics of your child’s mouth and the other surrounding structures involved with eating are affecting their ability to eat properly. We are here to provide comprehensive treatment in a supportive and friendly setting.

If you would like to learn more about how Stacey can be of assistance to you and your child, we encourage you to visit our Manhattan speech therapy practice main website to look through some additional information about all of our services and about our practice as a whole. If you have any specific questions or concerns that you would like cleared up, do not hesitate to contact us at 646-525-4817 for assistance. We look forward to working with you and hope to see you and your family at our Manhattan speech therapy practice soon.