Feeding Therapy -> Oral Motor Skills -> Cheeks


Necessary movements include motion to assist in navigating food in the oral cavity such as placing food between the teeth for chewing, and to assist other structures in performing duties for swallowing and bolus management. Fat pads in cheeks of infants assist in ability to latch to breast/bottle.

Goal Bank

  • Jospeh will increase overall awareness in the oral cavity through vibration, so as to increase willingness to accept feeding and swallowing experiences 3 times a session over consecutive sessions as measured by clinician data and observation. 2