Is this a feeding Team?


What services are offered?

Intensive Outpatient: Once or more per day for several days/week

Outpatient: Once a week or less (overnight stay not required)

Additional information:

Peer Projects – Therapy from the Heart is a family centered pediatric occupational and speech language therapy practice. Our feeding and swallowing program focuses on supporting the whole child and their family in developing skills for successful and positive mealtimes. A variety of services are available for children from infancy to adolescence. Services: • Evaluation • Individual Treatment • Mealtime Groups Children discover the joy of eating and develop skills to support mealtime in a positive peer group experience. • Consultation Training and support is provided for caregivers at early childhood centers and schools to help children join in mealtime in their natural environment. • Education In-services on a range of feeding and swallowing topics are offered for individuals looking to learn more. A range of diagnoses are served, including, but not limited to children with complex medical issues, neurological disorders, neuromuscular conditions, genetic syndrome, structural abnormalities are served. The program is coordinated by Deirdre Mulcahy Patch, MS, CCC-SLP, who brings over 26 years of experience in feeding and swallowing difficulties. Additional specialty services are available including neurodevelopmental treatment and cranial sacral therapy. We also coordinate with area psychologists, social workers and nutritionists who specialize in feeding disorders and related diagnosis.