Posts Tagged ‘habituation’

from Australia happy with results

Hello Sandra,   I am writing to let you know how happy I am with the results of my UNPLUGGING the THUMB which I purchased from you about a month ago.  If you remember, I am the mum from Australia.  My five year old daughter, A, has successfully “unplugged her thumb” and I am amazed at the […]

Carryover reminder for lip closure

I have a client that I have worked with for about a year – for some time he seemed that he was almost ready to graduate.  I have worked with him on his lisp and his major tongue thrust.  He is now in 4th grade, and I think we have hit a plateau.  I think […]

Habituation and Lateral Open Bite

Hi, Sandra….Hope all is well with you!  So, this 14 year old that has done SO WELL with the program is currently in “follow-up” stage with me.  She has worked very hard and gone thru all of the stages and has been working diligently to incorporate reminders and associations and has been using and liking […]

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