Ask A Therapist: When to Start Tongue Retraction Exercises

I have attended two of Sara‘s workshops. I have a 7-11 year old student with a frontal lisp who still sucks his thumb at night and sometimes during the day. His tongue is forward with...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 23 May 18

Ask A Therapist: Child with a small mouth

Hi TalkTools, I am working with a child with a very small mouth, and the Yellow Chewy Tube is still too big and too hard for him. What would you recommend I use with him instead until he can...

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Talktool admin 20 Apr 16

Ask A Therapist: Jaw Stability

Hello. I am working with a 6 year old boy who shifts his bottom jaw when producing most fricative and sibilant phonemes. According to his dentist he does not have any structural abnormalitie...

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Talktool admin 16 Dec 15

Ask A Therapist: Tips for Implementing the Horn Hierarchy

Hello Talktools, I’m a pediatric SLP with a clinical question for your experts. I attended the Three-Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) workshop last year. I have a ...

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Talktool admin 14 Sep 15

Ask A Therapist: A Therapeutic Alternative to Mouthing Habits

Hi Sara,   It has been awhile since we have seen you in Richmond! James is doing well. His speech seems pretty normal to us at this point (maybe some subtle things remaining). I was em...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 24 Sep 14

EFFECTS OF TALKTOOLS ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF THE JAW ON FEEDING IN CHILDREN WITH FEEDING AND/OR SWALLOWING DISORDERS

This poster was peer reviewed and accepted at the 2014 European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD) Congress in Brussels, Belgium. Author: Karin van der Walt, Department of Clinical S...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 29 Aug 14

Ask a Therapist: When to start Tongue Retraction Exercises?

I have attended two of Sara‘s workshops. I have a 7-11 year old student with a frontal lisp who still sucks his thumb at night and sometimes during the day. His tongue is forward with ...

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Talktool admin 04 Oct 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