Fun With Food Program

Jack went through an intensive feeding program at Seattle Children’s Hospital at the age of two-and-a-half to transition him off of his G-tube and to oral feeding. The program was run by Karen Quinn-Shea, an occupational therapist at Children’s Hospital in Seattle. We dubbed the program “Fun with Food” to help two year old Jack …

Swallow Study

One of the common tests that doctors will run for children who aren’t feeding well is a swallow study. A swallow study will show if fluid is going into the lungs (aspirating) while feeding and if the swallow mechanism is working correctly. A swallow study is a relatively simple procedure, but can be very helpful …