Encouragement Feeding Program

Intensive, family centered, day treatment program for children who demonstrate:

•feeding aversion
•oral inexperience or oral hypersensitivity
•selective eating disorder
•gastrostomy tube dependence.

The program is 1 to 2 weeks in duration and the daily schedule includes:

•Speech therapy for oral functional therapy ( 4 sessions/day)
•Preschool
•Occupational therapy
•Nutrition

All children are seen by Developmental Pediatrics and other specialties are also available as needed.

Admission to program determined by SLP, Doctor and Nutrition via application submission.

Referrals may be made to Polly Bickley, MEd CCC-SLP at Mcv2w@virginia.edu or 434 243-2125.