Feeding Therapy -> Behavior -> Refusal to Self-feed

Refusal to Self-feed

Relying on caregiver or others to present utensils and not willing to use utensils or bring food to mouth on their own.

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Related Disorder(s)

  • Eating disorders - Eating disorders are behavioral conditions characterized by severe and persistent disturbance in eating behaviors and associated distressing thoughts and emotions. They can be very serious conditions affecting physical, psychological and social function. Types of eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, other specified feeding and eating disorder, pica and rumination disorder.


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    Feeding Resource. Sensory Resource. Feeding Therapy Resource. Children who are picky eaters or problem feeders may experience difficulty with new foods (taste, texture, smell, etc.). The eating hie...

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