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Old 03-15-2013, 07:46 PM   #3
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Re: Need help from those with experience in severe feeding problems

We tried toothettes when he was younger and they didn't work but I will see about trying it again. They might go over better now that he is bigger.

His chronological age is 8yo, developmentally he functions on a toddler level around 18-24 months and size wise he is the size of a 4 to 5 year old (stunted growth due to genetic syndrome).

We just resumed feeding therapy last year. His biggest stumbling block before then was medical problems in the GI track; severe enough that oral feeds just were not going to be successful from a medical standpoint. He is just now medically in a place where we can try to transition to oral feeds again.
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