Success Story: Noah Grows Up with Apraxia

When my son, Noah, was 2 years old, his speech therapist suspected he might have apraxia of speech. Noah had no intelligible language, almost no approximations and very poor oral motor skill...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 12 Aug 17

Ask a Therapist: Significant Tongue Thrust Swallow Pattern and Tongue Protrusion

Hello! I have a 13 month old with Down syndrome who has a significant tongue thrust swallow pattern and tongue protrusion. Her tongue is ALWAYS out of her mouth, far. Almost as if she is int...

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Talktool admin 02 Mar 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

Ask A Therapist: Horn blowing for a 3-year-old with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Hello, I’m hoping for some advice. My 3 year old ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) son is doing TalkTools through our SLT. He couldn’t blow at all to start with so we taught him us...

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Talktool admin 08 Dec 16

Ask A Therapist: /h/ for /k/

Hi TalkTools, I have a 6 year old male student who produces /h/ for /k/. He appears to have placement, and is able to produce /g/. However, we have not been successful in nearly a year of th...

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Talktool admin 14 Jun 16

Elizabeth: Our Summer Speech Therapy Schedule

So many parents, at this time of year, find themselves throwing out old notebooks, half used crayons, semi-dried-out markers, ripped folders all with the excited feeling that it is summer! T...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 10 Jun 16

Ask A Therapist: Jaw Jutting

Hi TalkTools, How can I inhibit jaw jutting for Horn #1? We are working on the Bite Tube Set and establishing the natural bite with Bite Blocks but this child presents with frequent jaw sli...

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Talktool admin 20 May 16

Ask A Therapist: Horn #9

Hello TalkTools, I purchased the Horn Kit about a year ago, and the Horn #9 (airplane) in my kit does not have the propellers on it. My husband was informed via a recent email that they wer...

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Talktool admin 19 Oct 15

Ask A Therapist: Client with Autism and Apraxia of Speech

Hello TalkTools, I am an SLP working with a four year old boy with autism and apraxia of speech. He has some significant drooling and is non-verbal. I completed the “Three-Part Treatme...

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Talktool admin 12 Oct 15

22 MONTHS: FAMILY TIME & HORN PROGRESS

We have some fun pictures in this update including one of Belle with her extremely loving brother and sister. You can also see Belle enjoying her veggie straws at therapy (notice her foo...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 27 Jul 15