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Feeding, Swallowing & Nutritional Therapy

LifeScape offers a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach for evaluation and treatment of feeding and swallowing disorders. Our feeding clinic can help identify the specific challenges your child may be having with feeding and offer a wide variety of program options to meet the unique needs of your child. 

The LifeScape Advantage: Treatment Options

At LifeScape, South Dakota’s first Board Certified Speech-Language Pathologist in Swallowing Disorders leads a multidisciplinary team of therapists, trained in a variety of therapy approaches. We thoroughly assess your child’s oral motor skills, sensory challenges, self-feeding skills, and behavior to develop comprehensive treatment plans. Our unique approach addresses the root cause of feeding issues, achieving significant results, and promoting healthier families. Whether your child is a picky eater, has food group aversions, or needs transitioning from tube-feeding, we can help. Call (605) 444-9778 for a Free Feeding Screening today!

Who We Serve

Our team can help patients who have difficulty with any of the following:

We also provide caregiver training for carryover into the home setting.

Our Feeding & Swallowing Team

The types of professionals involved will vary depending on your child’s unique needs:

Frequently Asked Questions

It depends on the patient’s needs, but an example of a schedule would be three to five sessions a day for 30 to 45 minutes per session.

This also varies according to patient needs and goals, but typically lasts two to five weeks. A weekly conference is held with the family to discuss progress and next steps.

To support your child by completing home programming that is recommended by the therapists, as well as to be an active participant in therapy sessions and feeding in general.

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