T'Zuna Bria Publishing Company, LLC and Speech & Feeding Services
T’zuna Bria Publishing Company, LLC
#313, 100 Springdale Road, STE. A3
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

http://www.diannelazer.com

Tel: (856) 433-1110
email: dianne@diannelazer.com


Swallowing and Feeding Therapy.

This service evaluates and treats clients with swallowing (dysphagia) feeding problems that have interfered with a person's growth, health, nutrition and development.

Approximately 80% of children with feeding problems have a medical condition (active or resolved) which relates to their feeding difficulties. The feeding difficulties typically demonstrate one or more of the following forms: failure to thrive, failure to advance texture, over selectivity of food, bottle or tube dependence, total or partial food refusal, oral-motor dysfunction, dysphagia and vomiting.

The primary goal is to promote safe, efficient eating using mature oral-motor patterns appropriate for the textures of food offered. Evaluation and treatment will take into account the following systems which have an effect on the success of oral feeding:

  • Musculoskeletal system which provides the framework and base of support for sitting and the oral-pharyngeal muscles
  • Respiratory system which provides adequate coordination of breathing and swallowing
  • Gastrointestinal system which moves food through the system and absorbs nutrients for digestion
  • Anatomic problems which can interfere with safe feeding
  • Oropharyngeal system which provides safe and efficient manipulation and transport of food through the oral and pharyngeal phases of swallowing

T'zuna Bria Speech and Feeding services works closely with nutritionist, Kelly Dorfman, to improve the patient's mechanical oral motor function and increase variety, texture and volume of solid foods.

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Program
Home Swallowing

and Feeding Articulation Therapy Auditory Processing

Disorders
Thumb/Digit

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