Are some of the Orofacial Myology treatment approaches and methods more suitable for RDHs, DDSs, or SLPs?
Sunday, 15 October 2017
Q: Are some of the treatment approaches and methods more suitable for RDHs, DDSs, or SLPs? A: No, orofacial myology treatment protocol is the same for all of those who have been trained in our courses. Since we do not delve deeply into areas outside of solid orofacial myology preparation in the 28 hour course,
Tuesday, 01 December 2015
Does a tongue thrust ever just “develop" after a client has been in braces for a period of time? Or it is more likely that the tongue thrust was present but just undetected until a certain time? Or would it depend upon the occlusion and other factors?
Monday, 10 September 2012
I started out using Garliner’s program, which sounds like the one you were introduced to. I used it in the 1970’s! It was great to get me started at that time, and frankly no one else had any satisfactory treatment program, so it was the only game in town. From that point, I began to incorporate everything I could learn and develop myself to cover a myriad of different types of patients that I felt come under the umbrella of orofacial myology.
Thursday, 01 March 2012
I have a little girl who got her tonsils out and has returned to me (5yrs) doing therapy with her but noticed that she is not able to say "H". I have her pretend to do katate and punch her arms out and go 'huh' as karate people do! Any more ideas?
Thursday, 19 January 2012
I just screened a new resident post CVA with noted aphasia in her record and some dysarthria. On exam, her tongue had a fairly significant fissure at midline. Any recommendations for healing?
Thursday, 29 December 2011
I noticed as well that I tend to keep my mouth partially open when I get distracted. I was researching the internet and I saw a video and found the website. I think your kit could be a good idea. Is it possible to do it on my own, just from the manual?
Thursday, 01 December 2011
Surgeons tend to look at the anatomy and then predict what problems are the result of what they see, rather than actually measuring airflow, as is done in most cleft palate clinics. The anatomy is not a good guide to predict the physiology involved...
Thursday, 10 November 2011
Hi, I have a client who is 8 years old, with developmental delay and spastic displegia and was born prematurely. She has one sound error (w for r) and has a tongue thrust habit. Mother is considering a crib appliance to correct the tongue thrust, but wanted my opinion about when to do so with