Classification of Children Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

Classification of Children Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

  • Based on descriptive features: Focuses on clinical presentations or observable symptoms
  • Based on etiology: Focuses on known or suspected causes of the disorder

Time frame of Disorders

  • Transient: short lived or readily correctable
  • Episodic: occurs periodically
  • Chronic: ongoing over months or years and cannot be resolved easily

Descriptive Features Behavioral Characteristics

Three sets of feeding and swallowing problems (Kessler):

  • Eating too little: excessive food selectivity and severely restricted diet
  • Eating too much: excessive over-consumption
  • Eating the wrong things: consume inappropriate non-nutritive substances (e.g. pebbles, soap) – pica

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