Archive for October, 2013

3 yr old vpi, dysarthria, ankyloglossia

Have you ever heard of a short frenulum being a stabilizing factor in relation to dysarthria? One pediatric SLP felt that if we did a frenectomy it could make her speech worse.

Trade secrets in order to practice

There are dozens of hospitals, universities, clinics and individuals worldwide who have purchased and who use the Myo Manual program. Not all of them have taken my course.

ankyloglossia ASHA certified orofacial myologists decision to quit diastema Dr. Robert Mason drooling freeway space frenectomy habituation hyoid bone IAOM incisive papilla lack of expressive language lingual frenum lip licking habit lip strength lisp lower alveolar ridge malignant sleep apnea myofunctional therapy Myo Manual narrow palate open bite oral motor orofacial myofunctional disorders orofacial myology orofacial myology treatment palatal expander post frenectomy quick tongue tie assessment restricted lingual frenum sleep apnea speech language pathologist sucking habits suctioning thumb thumb sucking TMJ tongue exercises tongue protrusion tongue thrust tongue tie tongue to spot unplugging the thumb