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SOS Approach to Feeding – Sensory

Our feeding room in our Stockton Clinic enables us to offer Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Food Therapy for both individuals and groups of children. This specialised treatment from America is highly successful in addressing feeding difficulties from “picky to problem feeders”. We are one of the few places in the UK to offer the SOS approach, which is family orientated and fun!

Our SOS trained therapists have used this intervention with many children during the last few years with highly successful outcomes.

The children have developed a positive relationship with food whilst extending their diets to develop their eating in a child friendly way.

Our food therapy room extends this intervention further as parents will be able to watch the sessions and take ideas and techniques back into the home for success. Parents will undergo training to understand how to integrate the approach into the home and support their child’s intervention. More foods will be prepared on the premises and allocated treatment slots will now be given just to feeding therapy.


90-97% of feeding disorders originate in a motor or sensory problem

Only 3-10% are exclusively behavioural in nature

There are 32 steps to eating successfully

Good posture is vital for feeding

Watch this space for more info on our clinic but if you have any questions, just ask!

Take a look at some of our feeding videos and training

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Reference: “The SOS Approach to Feeding program was developed by and copyrighted by Dr. Kay Toomey. Please note, all materials, documents and forms taken from the SOS Approach to Feeding program are copyrighted and cannot be reproduced in any form without the written permission of Dr. Kay Toomey. For more information on the SOS Approach to Feeding program, please visit

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