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Programs & Services


Pediatric Eating, Feeding & Swallowing - Outpatient Services

Provides assessment and management of children who have feeding and/or swallowing problems related to complex medical conditions or children who are enterally fed.

Provides care to children with feeding or swallowing problems. This may include feeding / swallowing issues associated with structural and motor disorders affecting the mouth, throat, airway, and digestive system and/or suspected aspiration.

Problems may include:

  • trouble coordinating swallowing with breathing
  • congestion during and/or after feeding
  • changes in colour or state during feeding
  • choking, coughing, or gagging during meals
  • recurrent chest congestions or pneumonias

Contact Details

Alberta Children's Hospital

Address
28 Oki Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 6A8
Telephone
403-955-7107
Fax
403-476-7756
Accessibility

Main entrance


Lifts

Getting There

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, occupational therapists (OTs), psychologists, speech-language pathologists (SLPs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Once the referral is accepted, the family will be contacted to schedule an appointment.


Wait Times

Referrals will be acknowledged within 2 business days. Assessments will be prioritized based on urgency.

 

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services