Saturday, 14 September 2013
My 8 year old patient with Downs Syndrome exhibits an anterior, interdental resting tongue posture. We've been working on lip competence for lip seal at rest and tongue tip elevation for quite some time. S. exhibits mature upper cuspids , but mixed dentition on lower teeth, with mature cuspids erupting and baby teeth still in place.
Wednesday, 07 April 2010
1.In your opinion and in the research, will treating the forward resting inter dental tongue posture of an individual with Down Syndrome improve articulation? I work with a 6 yr old girl with DS and apart from all the language work, I must better address her weak oral musculature, tongue and lip and jaw posture but