Ask A Therapist: Tongue Thrust

I have been working with a 2, almost 3, year old patient for 10 months. He initially came to me with delayed speech — one-syllable words with limited vocabulary and reduced intelligibi...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 29 Mar 12

Ask A Therapist: Straw #4

I have a student that will be transitioning to straw #4. The ¼ of an inch varies depending on how she puts the straw in her mouth. Do you have guidelines for this? Thank you for the questi...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 20 Mar 12

Ask a Therapist: Thickened liquids with the Straw Hierarchy?

I am using your straws for therapy with several of my students. When we get to the thickened liquid steps I am not sure what food to use at the puree and pudding consistencies, as my student...

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Talktool admin 14 Mar 12

Ask A Therapist: Teeth Grinding

My child has no problems with eating or drinking, but grinds his teeth until I want to grind mine! His dentist says it’s common in kids with Down syndrome. I saw your teeth grinding it...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 21 Feb 12

Ask A Therapist: “Fixing” During Horn Hierarchy Exercises

I use the horn hierarchy and really love the results. One of my clients, a young girl, tenses her muscles – shoulder, stomach, facial, etc, to blow and make the appropriate sound for...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 07 Feb 12

Ask A Therapist: Eliminating a Non-Nutritive Suckle

I have a client that has a non-nutritive suck that he uses often during therapy activities. Not always for calming purposes.  How do I eliminate this? Suckling is used for calming, but also...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 01 Feb 12