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: Down Syndrome & Feeding

Hello, my daughter is almost 2 years old and has Down Syndrome. We had the opportunity to meet Lori Overland when my daughter was about 9 months old. I feel so fortunate to have found Talk...

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Ask A Therapist: Help with Breathing Issues

I need your advice for a client with Treacher Collins Syndrome. The child has had his left lip and palate repaired, his face & skull are severely deformed. We have been doing OPT for 1 y...

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Ask A Therapist: Bite Block & Tongue Depressor Questions

I have a student who is using the red bite blocks. He just started. When I put the bite block #2 between his teeth he slides them over. Is this normal or should I reposition them? I have ano...

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Talktool admin 08 Aug 17

4.8 YEARS: WORKING ON TONGUE PLACEMENT

Here is Belle working on her spoon slurp exercises: And here working on proper tongue placement for sounds /t, d, n, l/ with the help of bite blocks. Belle had a fabulous time at our in-dep...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 09 Jun 17

Ask A Therapist: My First Time Doing An Eval

Hi TalkTools, I have a few questions for the staff SLP. I watched the “3 Part OPT” videos and I can see how it generally walks me through the eval process but the language doesn&...

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Talktool admin 05 Apr 17

Ask a Therapist: Tongue Tip Lateralization & Elevation Tools

Hi, I am interested trialing your tongue tip elevation/lateralization tools with my client, a child with Down syndrome who has significant difficulties with tongue tip separation and produc...

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Talktool admin 23 Jan 17

Ask A Therapist: Tongue Tip Elevation in Moebius syndrome

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 fr...

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Talktool admin 19 Dec 16

ASHA CONVENTION IS NEXT WEEK! COME SEE US AT BOOTH 423, SESSIONS 1205 & 1689 ;)

Who’s excited for the annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention next week? The convention is happening November 17-19 in Philadelphia, PA. We are ready to b...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 10 Nov 16

Ask A Therapist: Sensory Friendly Bite Blocks

Hi, I have two questions for you. 1. I have lost some pieces of my Sensory Friendly Bite Blocks set and would like to purchase another set. Since the purple sticks are softer than the red o...

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Talktool admin 08 Aug 16