Eating and Drinking Difficulties in Children: A Guide for Practitioners

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Clearly illustrated, this is the ultimate practical handbook for all professionals working with children with eating and drinking difficulties, and an essential guide for all students studying this area of therapy. Covering the complex issues involved in the field of eating and drinking difficulties in children, this text: - Examines the theoretical background while maintaining a clear focus on its practical application; - Provides essential information on all the relevant issues; - Contains an invaluable range of photocopiable material for each chapter, which can be given to families and professional colleagues; - Provides a range of appendices with details of useful resources including a reference list and suppliers of equipment. Contents: Families and Mealtimes; The normal development of eating and drinking; The occurrence of eating and drinking difficulties and swallowing dysfunction; Motor factors the limit oral-motor skills; Positioning for eating and drinking; Communication at mealtimes; Sensory issues; Nutrition; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Tube feeding; Mealtime safety, preventing infection, managing choking; Assessment; Management; Oral hygiene; Saliva control; Special issues regarding the child with a visual impairment; Special considerations relevant to schools.

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This is a very practical handbook...very clearly set out...an excellent book for those training to work in the area of dysphagia...an excellent resource to have at hand. --Independent Talking Points

The manual is well researched with excellent references to other sources...is good value for money. --Speech & Language Therapy in Practice

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April Winstock is a Speech & Language Therapist who is registered with the Health Professionals Council and has worked at the Bobath Centre, London, special schools and hospitals. She has been running courses on eating & drinking difficulties in children for many years. April currently has her own practice in which she sees children with a range of communication and eating problems.

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