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Ask A Therapist: The right duration of vibration

When people need help with therapy or products, we put TalkTools® Instructors to work and then publish the exchange for anyone in the same situation to get help, too. This question is from Jennifer, by email. Hello! I have a question about using vibration (as with the Z-Vibe or Vibrator & Toothettes). I understand that using vibration can… read more

Every day, as an SLP: A Letter to the Parents of Children I Work With

“Every morning I wake with cautious optimism for the day, hoping I have breakthroughs with your child and every other child I work with. Every day I comfort a parent and a family. When I say we are on the right track to get your child to speak just one sound or even eat one… read more

Ask A Therapist: Jaw Jutting

When people need help with therapy or products, we put TalkTools® Instructors to work and then publish the exchange for anyone in the same situation to get help, too. This question is from Anne, via email. Hi TalkTools, How can I inhibit jaw jutting for Horn #1? We are working on the Bite Tube Set and establishing the natural… read more

Elizabeth: Speech Goals

Goals. My wish list. Two things that I have carried with me since Elizabeth was born. Actually, more like since the minute she was diagnosed. Goals and my wish list. I have carried these things around like two best friends. I checked in with them often, planned things around them, and happily checked things off… read more

Ask A Therapist: Open Mouth Posture

When people need help with therapy or products, we put TalkTools® Instructors to work and then publish the exchange for anyone in the same situation to get help, too. This question is from Karen, via email. Hi TalkTools, I have purchased the Jaw Grading Bite Blocks to assist a client I have who has an open mouth posture… read more