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Feeding Tool Study

The purpose of this study is to test a tool that speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists can use when they assess preterm infants with feeding delays and disorders.

Age & Gender

  • 6 months ~ 99 years
  • Male, Female, Gender Inclusive


North Carolina (Statewide)

What will be asked of you

We will ask you to record a video of your child eating at home and securely upload for view by 2 speech pathologists and 2 occupational therapists.


$20 gift card

Total length of participation:
3 hours

Looking for Healthy Volunteers

Requirements for healthy volunteers are different than for those with a specific condition. If you are interested in becoming a healthy volunteer for this study, use the below categories to determine if you are able to participate.

Able to participate:

  • You are a parent of preterm infant who has had a feeding evaluation in the past 6 months
  • OR you are a Speech Language Pathologist
  • OR you are an Occupational Therapist

Not eligible if:

  • None

Contact the Team

Visit Location

  •  Kelsey Thompson

100% Remote (online, phone, text)

Additional Study Information

Principal Investigator

Kelsey Thompson
Allied Health Sciences

Study Type

Clinical or Medical

Study Topics

Child and Teen Health
Eating, Nutrition, and Metabolism
Parents of Children

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