Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Publication of the Feeding & Nutrition Screening Tool

Development and validation of the Feeding & Nutrition Screening Tool.

Would you like to adapt the screening questions into your local language?

In order to adapt the screening tool for local language and culture, cross-cultural adaptation guidelines have been developed.

Resources to support the cross-cultural adaption:

  • Cross-cultural adaptation guidelines (powerpoint and word)
  • Appendices for completion
  • Instructions for use

Contact Zoe van Zyl or Kristie Bell for further information.

IDDSI (International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative)

Resources for parents and carers of children with feeding, chewing or swallowing problems.


A New Validated Tool for Children with CP – How to identify feeding/swallowing problems & undernutrition.

The importance of nutrition in the management of a child with CP
Professor Peter Sullivan, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

A new Validated Screening Tool to identify feeding/swallowing problems & undernutrition
Dr. Kristie Bell, Senior Research. Fellow and accredited Practicing Dietitian Children’s Health Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Australia.

ESPGHAN Infographic

How to Manage Gastroenterological and Nutritional Problems in Children with Neurological Impairment.

Would you like more information on nutritional management of children with Cerebral Palsy? Go to

HCP Websites

Useful and relevant websites for Healthcare Professionals.