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Mailing Lists and Support Groups for Feeding Issues
Recommended parent discussion lists about feeding difficulties in young children.

Tube Fed Kids
Support group on Ning for babies and children who are tube fed.

Small Wonders ~ A Preemie Place
Laura Williams' website has important feeding tips and stories for parents of children born premature. Be sure to read: Weight & Feeding: A Preemie Parentís Struggle, Feeding Tips for Preemies, and Treatment for Behavioral Aspects of Feeding Disorders. Includes the excellent Feeding Forum.

Life on the Reflux Roller Coaster: Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease In Infants And Children by Roni Maclean and Jean McNeil
Parents who children have severe reflux will relate to this book.

Oley Foundation
A wonderful support and source of information for caregivers or those living on artificial nutrition, aka enteral or tube feeding or TPN, total parenteral nutrition, and IV nutrition. Through conferences, database, and its website, this organization offers information, support, and understanding to parents of children requiring such therapies, as well as to adults living with HPEN.
Information on reflux defination, diagnosis, and some treatment options. Also includes an active message board.

Sensory Integration and Feeding
Sensory integration issues can complicate feeding.

New Visions
Articles by Suzanne Evans Morris, Ph.D., an speech pathologist specializing in feeding therapy. List of articles.

Magic Foundation for Children's Growth
Support for growth hormone therapy. Online brochures on a number of disorders related to growth, including premature puberty, intrauterine growth retardation, etc.

Dysphagia Resource Center
Resources for swallowing and swallowing disorders. Includes the excellent Dysphagia Mail List Archive

NICDC - Dysphagia Factsheet
Overview of dysphagia - defination, causes, and research.

Marcus Institute, Emory University
Information on feeding disorder programs for young children, and several articles.


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