ask a therapist: why use the term “oral placement therapy” (opt) over oral motor exercises?

We received the below from a therapist that works in the Academic arena and wanted to share the response. I am interested to know why you changed the terminology you use from Oral Motor E...

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Talktool admin 10 Apr 13

ask a therapist: developmental delay & cerebral palsy

Hi, I have two clients that I need assistance with. The first little girl is 5 years old and has developmental delay.  She is mostly non-verbal and communicates using Makaton.  We have use...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 27 Mar 13

talktools articles en espaÑol!

We are very happy to have articles in Spanish on our site! You can find the links below. Connections Between Tongue Placement and Dental Alignment Effective Exercises for a Short Frenum Food...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 25 Mar 13

ask a therapist: bite block speech sounds

Hi I am an SLP who attended the “A Three-Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy” workshop. I would like to find out if there is a set of speech sounds corresponding to th...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 20 Mar 13

ask a therapist: tongue placement

Hi, I am hoping you can offer a suggestion. I am an SLP and see a 2 YO child who began sucking on his tongue and had a forward tongue posture before I started seeing him. Once I started wor...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 11 Mar 13

ask a therapist: tongue thrust therapy versus appliance use

Hello, I am a speech language pathologist who has attended one of your presentations. I see an 8 year old girl who has a tongue thrust.  She has had a habit breaker that she has been wearin...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 24 Feb 13

charge syndrome webinar

We are happy to be partnering with the Charge Syndrome Foundation and The National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness to present  “Techniques to Improve Feeding Skills and Speech Clarit...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 22 Feb 13

ask a therapist: straw drinking progression

I recently purchased the straw therapy kit for my 17 1/2 month old daughter with Down syndrome. She was breastfed for the first year and we began transitioning to a straw cup around 9-10 m...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 14 Dec 12

article by risca solomon in s&l world magazine

“ABA verbal” Great article by Risca Solomon MSc, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, UK.  Risca and Renee Roy Hill have worked together both in the UK and US. This article was...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 10 Dec 12

ask a therapist: question on bubble therapy

My nephew is 3 years old with Down syndrome. We have bought the Straw, Horn and Bubble kits. Following your instructions in DVD, he is doing great with straw and horn, but he does not accept...

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Talktool admin 15 Oct 12