Heena Khan

Occupational Therapist, Ekam Children Therapy Clinic, Jamia Hamdard, India


  • Research Article   
    The Effect of Oral Motor Therapy on Feeding Difficulties and Eating Behaviors in Younger ASD Children
    Author(s): Heena Khan*

    Background: A variety of feeding difficulties like aversion of food, food selectivity, complete food refusal are the most common problems reported by the Parents of ASD children. Every parent of ASD children struggles to manage their child’s feeding routine as well as undesirable mealtime behaviours, which can cause parental concern and poor family dynamics. Aim: The aim of this study is to analyze the effect of dedicated oral motor work in children with ASD who presented with feeding difficulties. To determine parental concerns related to feeding behavior shown by their child and assess whether an additional home program in parallel with oral motor work by an Occupational Therapist would provide any be?nifits. Method: This is a pre and post study where a total number of 18 ASD children at the age of 2-4 year old were participated and selected through BPFAS, .. Read More»

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