Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infancy: Assessment and Management

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9780127845678: Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infancy: Assessment and Management

Evaluate and treat children up to 1 year old with sucking, swallowing, or breathing disorders. This research-based text addresses a team approach and covers diagnosis, assessment, and practical and logical techniques for intervention. The distinction of this book is in its descriptions of feeding impairments and their therapy. Its information is specific: examples of individual infants and well-detailed problem-driven models and treatment strategies are included. The information is reinforced by illustrations, lists, and classification. Therapists and all clinicians who deal with feeding-impaired infants will be helped by this book. 475 pages. Softcover. 1992

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Lynn S. Wolf, M.O.T., OTR, is a pediatric occupational therapist at Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, where she is a clinical specialist in infants. In this position she has gained many years of experience working with neonates and infants with feeding problems. She also has a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, which includes research and clinical training responsibilities. Ms. Wolf's training includes a master's degree in occupational therapy from the University of Washington and certification in neurodevelopmental therapy (NDT) through the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association, Inc. She has also completed advanced NDT courses in feeding and infant treatment. In addition to her clinical practice, Ms. Wolf has a number of research publications in the area of pediatric occupational therapy and has presented many continuing education workshops focusing on infant feeding and swallowing.

Robin Pritkin Glass, M.S., OTR, is a pediatric occupational therapist and clinical infant specialist at Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. She received her bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy from Columbia University and her master of science degree in occupational therapy from the University of Washington. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she holds a clinical assistant professor appointment in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington. In this role she has been involved in the clinical training of undergraduate and graduate students in neonatal occupational therapy, as well as clinical research in the area of infant feeding. Ms. Glass is certified in neurodevelopmental therapy by the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association, Inc., and has taken advanced NDT courses in feeding and infant treatment. Since 1977, she has published a number of articles and given national, regional, and local presentations on various aspects of feeding and swallowing in infancy.

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"This unique book describes the insights and skills in evaluation and care of dysphagic infants that are being demonstrated by a growing number of occupational, physical, and speech therapists and nurses."
--JAMES F. BOSMA, M.D.

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