Sunday, 01 July 2018
I have implemented Unplugging the Thumb with a 4 year old. Only after the evaluation and scheduling the initial UTT (Unplugging the Thumb) appointment did the mom inform me that the nanny was going to be the adult helper. What do I do now? They are due to come in later this week and the nanny
Friday, 15 June 2018
Hi Sandra, I had just one questions about Orofacial Myology exercises in phase 1. I have two students who are able to do horizontal and lateral differentiation but they stick the tip of their tongue up as their doing it and can’t seem to control it and straighten it. Is that something I work on,
Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Q: Hi Sandra, A quick question. I have the two way and the three way mouth props. I love them both but are there certain cases that work better with one of them rather than the other? In other words, can you tell me the advantages in each of them? Thank you for your time and information.
Sunday, 15 April 2018
Hi Sandra, How are you? I have two clients on thumb sucking program right now. How long do you suggest they wear Sockie? I have a 13 year old who is doing great. It has been 6 days and nights with NO slip ups. And a 6 year old who has been good too but
Thursday, 15 March 2018
Hope you are doing well! I know that you meet a bazillion people so I’ll refresh your memory! I am an RDH who attended your course last year. Since February I’ve been working hard to figure out how to incorporate Myo into my professional life. I’ve been networking, and have been in touch with two
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Hi, I have a patient referred to me by her orthodontist for orofacial myology treatment. She has a recurring anterior openbite after orthodontic appliance correction. She had surgery to remove her adenoids in February due to significant hypertrophy. The ENT did not remove the tonsils because they were not excessively large and patient didn’t have
Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Q: I have two questions about a method to get rid of thumb sucking in a child. First, how many days should we consider reasonable for eliminating the habit? Second, What if they mess up? A: I am glad you asked me those questions. In our Unplugging the Thumb program, we use ten consecutive
Monday, 15 January 2018
Q: Can you remind me which terms are “antiquated”? I misplaced that page from our course. A: Happy to remind you! Terms such as “reverse swallow,” “tongue thrust,” “deviate swallow,” and similar terms are no longer considered acceptable terms to refer to what is now the specialty area of orofacial myology because this specialty area
Sunday, 30 December 2012
I am curious how you bill for therapy. Do you charge per session or do you offer a complete package which includes everything.
Thursday, 20 December 2012
The child has a geographical tongue. When I completed his oral motor examination, the spots look as if he bit his tongue or the spots looks like he burned his tongue. The child has difficulty with tongue elevation and limited lateral movement.