Client can’t slurp, suction, problem with “dry” swallows
Thursday, 29 September 2011
I assume he is able to obtain and maintain suction. But, he can't slurp. We have tried numerous ways. I’ve tried to show him what my tongue does, and showed him placement in the mirror.
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UTT open bite how long to wait for tx
Thursday, 01 September 2011
I am working with a 7 year old with an anterior open bite. .....background: Referred to me for tongue thrust by her SLP who cannot make progress on her frontal /s/. This girl started with me 3 months ago in November. Evaluation revealed open mouth posturing, forward tongue resting position, drooling, tongue thrust on swallow, and large tonsils.
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