Kathryn Carpenter, Mindy Garfinkel; Home and Parent Training Strategies for Pediatric Feeding Disorders: The Caregiver Perspective. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311505217. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO8041
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Date Presented 04/06/19
This quantitative study examined parents’ perspective of caregiver training to support their child’s feeding disorder and how it affected mealtimes. A total of 108 parents completed a web-based survey. Results revealed caregivers feel supported but desire more support; relationships in the family are adversely affected. Implications for OT practitioners include practicing family-centered care; addressing holistic home training topics, and considering treatment in natural environments.
Primary Author and Speaker: Kathryn Carpenter
Additional Authors and Speakers: Mindy Garfinkel
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