Clinical Consideration of Oral and Related Sensory Processing and Dysphagia This article provides an overview of human sensory processing and affective evaluation of foods and liquids relevant to oral intake in adults. The sensory context within which we provide swallowing therapy may influence clients behavior. When planning or modifying treatment, clinicians should consider both positive and potentially aversive effects of ... Article
Article  |   November 01, 2013
Clinical Consideration of Oral and Related Sensory Processing and Dysphagia
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  • Kate Krival
    Department of Speech, Language and Hearing, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro, PA
  • Financial Disclosure: Kate Krival is an Associate Professor at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati.
    Financial Disclosure: Kate Krival is an Associate Professor at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati.×
    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Kate Krival has previously published in this subject area.
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Articles
Article   |   November 01, 2013
Clinical Consideration of Oral and Related Sensory Processing and Dysphagia
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), November 2013, Vol. 22, 94-106. doi:10.1044/sasd22.3.94
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), November 2013, Vol. 22, 94-106. doi:10.1044/sasd22.3.94

This article provides an overview of human sensory processing and affective evaluation of foods and liquids relevant to oral intake in adults. The sensory context within which we provide swallowing therapy may influence clients behavior. When planning or modifying treatment, clinicians should consider both positive and potentially aversive effects of sensory processing associated with eating and drinking on clients responses to therapy.

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