Aug 14-16, 2020 Online —— CLOSED


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8/14/2020 – 8/16/2020 – This 28-hour Premier Training Course, Orofacial Myology: From Basics to Habituation, is available for those interested in learning about this specialty area and for those seeking Qualification in Orofacial Myology (QOM). This course is presented by real-time virtual instruction and provides an online learning environment that offers LIVE INTERACTION between the instructors and you.  By participating in group discussions, individual and partnered opportunities during evaluation and treatment training, and lively Q&A sessions, you will feel as though you are in a live classroom setting!

You will receive in-depth training in the renowned Myo Manual Treatment Program used worldwide by SLPs, DDS, RDHs, MDs and others. ASHA and AGD/PACE continuing education hours are provided. 

This course includes the Myo Manual and start up tools in addition to the handouts, paperwork and Power Point slide pages.  The course is 3-days and will begin each day at 10:00 am (Eastern Time) and end at 8:00 pm.

For further information, phone: 954-461-1114 or send an e-mail to


Day 1                           CONTENT

10:00-11:30 AM          Introduction Course Overview, Pre-Course Assessments

11:30-12:30                 Learning Objectives, Scope of Practice, Resources

12:30-1:30                   Anatomy & Physiology Related to Orofacial Myology

1:30-2:15                     Lunch              

2:15-4:00                     Anatomy & Physiology Related to Orofacial Myology Cont’d

4:00-4:15                     Break

4:15-5:30                     Tongue Muscles, Ankyloglossia

5:30-7:00                     Speech, Swallowing

7:00-8:00                     Assignment and Quiz; Group and Pairing Assignments


Day 2                           ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION 

10:00-10:15 AM          Review, Q & A from Day 1 Material

10:15-11:15                 Ankyloglossia: Surgical concerns, Types of Release, Labial/Buccal Frena

11:15-1:30                   Extraoral Assessment

1:30-2:15                     Lunch

2:15-3:30                     Intraoral Assessment; Occlusal Assessment, Tongue/Frena Assessments

3:30-4:15                     Chew/Bolus Collection and Swallow; Speech Assessment/Screening          

4:15-5:00                     Post Evaluation Considerations: Summary, Goals, Treatment Plan

5:00-5:15                     Break

5:15-7:00                     Oral Habits; Unplugging the Thumb, Pacifiers, Sippy Cups, Other

7:00-8:00                     Group and Pair Learning Activity; Review, Q&A


Day 3                           TREATMENT

10:00-10:45                 Intro to Treatment Program Phases and Concepts, Qualification Process  

10:45-12:30                 Myo Manual:  Phase One – Pre-Treatment Conditioning

12:30-1:30                   Break

1:30-2:00                     Myo Manual:  Phase One – Pre-Treatment Conditioning Cont’d

2:00-2:45                     Lunch

2:45-5:00                     Phase Two – Swallowing Mechanics

5:00-5:15                     Break

5:15-6:15                     Phase Two – Swallowing Mechanics Cont’d

6:15-7:30                     Phase Three – Habituation into Lifestyle

7:30-8:00                     Learning Objectives Reviewed; Assignments collected and reviewed,  Q&A



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