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Autism Feeding Therapy

Cawn/Krantz & Associates, Ltd.
Sherri Cawn, MA, CCC-SLP/L
650 Academy Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 480-8890, ext. 13
Cook County
An in-depth assessment of a child's eating patterns which can include evaluation of their oral motor structure, oral motor skills (swallowing, chewing, jaw/tongue control and mobility), respiratory patterns, sensory processing and nutrition (child's current diet). A parent interview and a verbal summary of findings and recommendations are part of the evaluation.
Ages: birth to 14 years.
Private insurance accepted (BCBS and Humana).
No wait list.

Chicago Speech Therapy
Karen George, MS, CCC-SLP
1422 W. Willow, Suite 101
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 399-0370
Cook County
Provides home-based pediatric feeding therapy services in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Free, no obligation, in- home feeding therapy consultation provided by expert therapist. Chicago Speech Therapy is proficient in various methods of feeding therapy such as food chaining and SOS. Their team is trained in behavioral, sensory, and oral motor aspects of feeding.
Ages: 1-12 years.
BCBS provider and private pay.
No wait list.

Learning through Play Center for Child Development
633 W. Addison St.
Chicago, IL 60613
(312) 458-9865
Cook County
Feeding group run by OT and SLP — Group feeding therapy is a fun way for kids with difficulty tolerating various sensory and social aspects of eating to improve their ability to tolerate and enjoy mealtimes.
Ages: birth to 5 years.
Cost: Varies; call for more information
Private insurance accepted.
No wait list. Currently accepting new families.

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