Sensory Processing Difficulties in Toddlers With Nonorganic Failure-to-Thrive and Feeding Problems

  title={Sensory Processing Difficulties in Toddlers With Nonorganic Failure-to-Thrive and Feeding Problems},
  author={Sook-hee Yi and Yoo Sook Joung and Yon Ho Choe and Eun-Hye Kim and Jeong-Yi Kwon},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition},
  • S. Yi, Y. Joung, +2 authors J. Kwon
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Objectives: Failure-to-thrive is defined as an abnormally low weight and/or height for age. The term “nonorganic failure-to-thrive” (NOFT) has been used to describe “failure-to-thrive” without an obvious cause underlying the growth failure. The purpose of the present study was to compare sensory processing abilities between toddlers with NOFT and feeding problems and age-matched controls. Methods: Toddlers with NOFT and feeding problems (N = 16) were recruited from the pediatric feeding clinic… Expand
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