Feeding Therapy -> Swallowing -> Behavioral Approaches

Behavioral Approaches

Using a series of positive/negative rewards/punishments to change the behavior of a client in regards to mealtime behaviors. The biggest note for behavioral approaches is to ignore or to NOT reward negative/unexpected behaviors.

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.

Related Disorder(s)

  • Swallowing disorders - Having trouble swallowing (dysphagia) is a symptom that accompanies a number of neurological disorders. The problem can occur at any stage of the normal swallowing process as food and liquid move from the mouth, down the back of the throat, through the esophagus and into the stomach.