Assessment of infant oral sensorimotor and swallowing function.

  title={Assessment of infant oral sensorimotor and swallowing function.},
  author={Brian Rogers and Joan C. Arvedson},
  journal={Mental retardation and developmental disabilities research reviews},
  volume={11 1},
The development of feeding and swallowing is the result of a complex interface between the developing nervous system, various physiological systems, and the environment. The purpose of this article is to review the neurobiology, development, and assessment of feeding and swallowing during early infancy. In recent years, there have been exciting advances in our understanding of the physiology and neurological control of feeding and swallowing. These advances may prove useful in furthering our… CONTINUE READING

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