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At Sound Speech Therapy, we understand the impact of oral motor dysfunction and sensory difficulties that accompany feeding challenges.   We help your child in a holistic way, carefully considering any oral motor and/or sensory delays that may be impacting your child’s ability to progress their feeding, chewing, and swallowing skills.   Our mission is to guide families and their children into positive mealtime experiences and make exploring and accepting new foods fun again!  Additionally, we have specialized training and understanding on how tongue and lip ties impact feeding, from infancy all the way through adolescence. 


We specialize in:  

  • Tongue, lip and oral ties that impact feeding

  • Delays in meeting feeding milestones

  • Difficulty transitioning to solids, including puree's, solids or finger foods

  • Feeding Refusal and Oral Aversions

  • Expanding Food Repertoire

  • Avoidance of certain foods or textures

  • Picky eating

  • Chewing, swallowing, cup and straw drinking skills

  • Self-Feeding Skills

  • Positive Feeding Engagement and Participation

Our feeding therapists have a strong knowledge base of feeding disorders and continue to grow and lean through advanced coursework and trainings.  Collectively, our feeding therapists have attended the following courses:

  • SOS Approach to Feeding.  A transdisciplinary program for assessing and treating pediatric feeding disorders

  • Beckman Oral Motor Protocol Certification

  • Transdisciplinary Effective Assessment and Treatment (TR-eat) through the Pediatric Feeding Institute

  • Talk Tools, Tongue Tie Courses

  • GoMAP (Guided Oral Movements with Active Patterning) Pediatric Feeding Course

  • Picky Eating Through the Lens of Orofacial Myology

  • Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Tongue Functioning

  • Providing Feeding Therapy at Home for the Medically Fragile Child, presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital

  • Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Dysphagia

  • Addressing Ethical Challenges Associated with Serving Children with Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Schools

  • Children and Feeding Tubes

  • Be a Tongue Tie Detective.  How to identify a tongue tie and its impact on function.  Talk Tools

  • Assessment and Remediation of Tethered Oral Tissues:  Talk Tools

  • Functional Remediation of Tethered Oral Tissues:  Talk Tools

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