ChildServe’s Feeding and Swallowing Clinic provides solutions for a variety of physical difficulties that affect children and infants. Our therapists apply training in multiple evidence-based approaches to teach children the sensory, oral motor, and social skills needed for feeding and swallowing development. Our team can help determine what may be causing your child’s feeding difficulties. Children may participate in feeding therapy as an individual or as part of a group.
Why choose ChildServe?
Who We Serve
ChildServe’s Feeding and Swallowing Clinic offers services to children and young adults (age infant-21) with sensory and oral motor deficitsChildren with oral motor deficits may have a hard time moving and using their mouth for speaking, eating, chewing, blowing, or making specific sounds. as well as difficulty swallowing. Our team can help determine what may be causing your child’s feeding difficulties.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Where is this service offered?
Feeding and Swallowing assessments and therapy treatments are available at ChildServe in Ames, Iowa City and Johnston.
We also offer on-site speech and occupational therapy for children enrolled in childcare at the ChildServe Childcare Center in Johnston or children receiving Day Health services at our Des Moines location.
How do I get started?
Referrals can be made by the child’s parent/guardian, physicians, case managers, therapists, or other members of the child’s care team. To make a referral, or request more information call:
Iowa City: 319-351-5432
ChildServe - Johnston
ChildServe improves the health and well-being of nearly 5,800 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We serve children with developmental delays, disabilities, injuries, and other special healthcare needs.