Feeding Disorders

Suzanne M. Milnes, Cathleen C. Piazza

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Children with developmental disabilities are at an increased risk of developing severe and persistent feeding difficulties. Without treatment, severe feeding difficulties can place children at risk for a number of negative health consequences (e.g. dehydration, malnutrition, and long-term behavioral and cognitive consequences). The current chapter provides an overview of the prevalence, etiology, and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders among children with developmental disabilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)143-166
Number of pages24
JournalInternational Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities
StatePublished - 2013


  • Behavioral interventions
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Feeding disorder
  • Feeding intervention
  • Food refusal
  • Food selectivity
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Pediatric feeding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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