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Cheri Fraker

California
Cheri Fraker, CCC/SLP, CLC is an ASHA certified pediatric speech pathologist and certified lactation consultant. She provides therapy services at The Center for Neuromuscular Services and is the clinic feeding specialist for The Center for Selective Eating and Pediatric Feeding Disorders, a... Full Bio
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Cheri Fraker, CCC/SLP, CLC is an ASHA certified pediatric speech pathologist and certified lactation consultant. She provides therapy services at The Center for Neuromuscular Services and is the clinic feeding specialist for The Center for Selective Eating and Pediatric Feeding Disorders, a multi-disciplinary feeding team clinic at Kids at Koke Mill. Cheri developed the techniques of Pre-Chaining and Food Chaining© to treat children who are high risk for developing or who have been diagnosed with feeding disorders, problem and picky eating. Cheriâ??s work in feeding is recognized internationally. She has presented on pediatric feeding disorders at The 2004 World Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Conference, The National Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Conference, The American Speech Language and Hearing Convention, The Illinois Speech Language and Hearing Convention, The UCLA/UMH Nutrition Leadership Conference and numerous conferences for therapists throughout the US and Canada. She has co-authored articles in Nutrition in Clinical Practice and international medical periodicals, The Nest, Nutrition and the MD. Articles about Food Chaining have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune and Cheri appeared on Fox News Live Morning Show in Chicago to discuss her treatment programs. She is the co-author of the books Evaluation and Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders: From NICU to Childhood and Food Chaining: The Sensible Six Step Solution for Picky and Problem Eaters. Cheri specializes in evaluation and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders and also provides services to infants and children with a wide range of communication challenges, including voice and fluency disorders. Education Masterâ??s degree, Speech Pathology, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois, 1986 Bachelorâ??s degree, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois, 1986 Memberships American Speech-Language-Hearing Association