Welcome to Mealtime Connections

Connecting Feeding Challenges to Mealtime Solutions

Mealtime Connections brings together a group of professionals who have a passion for working with infants and young children and who have an understanding of complex medical, developmental and feeding concerns. Our philosophy is based on the belief that feeding is a relationship that is based on trust. We want every child to enjoy eating, have confidence in his or her eating skills and to eat enough to thrive. Mealtime Connections provides the highest level of evaluation, family support and therapy for every child and family we meet.

We provide a variety of support services that are tailored to meet the individualized needs of each child and family. Our therapists can identify strengths, specific challenges, work with the child's medical team, and partner with the family to create a successful treatment plan and home program.

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Services We Provide

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Feeding Therapy

Our Occupational Therapists and Speech Language Pathologists provide a variety of specialized intervention for a variety of feeding and eating challenges including therapy for swallowing disorders, lactation and breast feeding support, transition to solids, tube weaning support, Vital Stim, guidance for picky eaters and more.

Certified Lactation Counseling

Our Certified Lactation Counselors are dedicated to promoting, protecting, and supporting breastfeeding and human lactation working to prevent and solve breastfeeding problems for mothers and their infants.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists evaluate and treat feeding, fine motor, visual motor, sensory motor and daily living skills being respectful of cultural, social, economic, and learning diversity.

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Speech Therapy

Our Speech Language Pathologists evaluate and treat disorders related to speech sound production, resonance, voice, fluency, language, cognition, and feeding, eating and swallowing due to any etiology that may impact an individual’s communication and swallowing abilities being respectful of cultural, social, economic, and learning diversity.

Nutrition Consultation

Our dietitian provides support to families and other team members through analysis of overall growth patterns and nutritional content for both orally fed and tube fed children. Our dietitian can help families of children who are tube fed explore the option of Homemade Blended Formula with their medical team.

Physical Therapy

Our physical therapists are able to assess the need for braces, splints, and adaptive equipment for successful mobility and independence. In addition, our physical therapist provides assistance to our occupational and speech therapists for assessing proper seating alignment of the child for safe mealtimes.

 
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Hours of Operation

Monday | 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday | 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday | 8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday | 8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday | 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday | closed

Sunday | closed

 

Contact Us

1601 N Tucson Blvd Suite 6

Tucson AZ  85716

Phone 520-829-9635

Fax 520-829-9636

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Upcoming Classes

  • Help! I Have a Picky Eater!
    Thu, Aug 12
    Google Meet
    Aug 12, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MST
    Google Meet
    An interactive class that equips families with the tools to help reduce mealtime stress.
    Share
  • Baby's First Tastes with Milk and Honey
    Aug 14, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST
    Zoom
    The journey of nourishing your baby from breast or bottle to solids.
    Share
  • Help! I Have a Picky Eater!
    Thu, Sep 23
    Google Meet
    Sep 23, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MST
    Google Meet
    An interactive class that equips families with the tools to help reduce mealtime stress.
    Share
  • Baby's First Tastes with Mealtime Connections
    Sep 25, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST
    Google Meet
    The journey of nourishing your baby from breast or bottle to solids.
    Share
  • Help! I Have a Picky Eater!
    Thu, Oct 14
    Google Meet
    Oct 14, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MST
    Google Meet
    An interactive class that equips families with the tools to help reduce mealtime stress.
    Share
  • Baby's First Tastes with Milk and Honey
    Oct 16, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST
    Zoom
    The journey of nourishing your baby from breast or bottle to solids.
    Share
  • Help! I Have a Picky Eater!
    Thu, Nov 18
    Google Meet
    Nov 18, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MST
    Google Meet
    An interactive class that equips families with the tools to help reduce mealtime stress.
    Share
  • Baby's First Tastes with Mealtime Connections
    Nov 20, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST
    Google Meet
    The journey of nourishing your baby from breast or bottle to solids.
    Share
  • Help! I Have a Picky Eater!
    Thu, Dec 16
    Google Meet
    Dec 16, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MST
    Google Meet
    An interactive class that equips families with the tools to help reduce mealtime stress.
    Share
  • Baby's First Tastes with Milk and Honey
    Dec 18, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST
    Zoom
    The journey of nourishing your baby from breast or bottle to solids.
    Share
 

Insurance Plans We Are In Network With

Please note that authorization is not a guarantee of payment

Blue Cross Blue Shield

United Health Care

Tricare

Aetna

United Health Care Community Plan

Mercy Care

Banner University Family Care

Department of Child Safety Comprehensive Health Plan (Mercy Care DCS CHP)

UMR

Meritain

GEHA

DDD over 3 years old