Thank You Note from an SLP Traveling to the Honduras!

Dear TalkTools Organization,  Thank you so much for your continued support of those on Roatan, Honduras! Your donation of toothettes, gloves, chewy tubes and straws was greatly appreciated ...

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Talktool admin 09 Jul 19

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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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 23 May 18

Ask A Therapist: Exercises to Remediate Speech Lateralization

Hi TalkTools, What would you recommend for a 12 month old who is talking and lateralizes many of her sounds? Currently, she is drinking from cups, not sippy cups, she does nurse 1 time a da...

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Talktool admin 28 Feb 18

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

4.9 YEARS: FULL SUMMER MODE!

We are in full summer mode here! Belle has been enjoying some horseback riding lessons, swimming, cheering on her siblings at baseball games, and finishing up a great dancing year with a big...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 01 Aug 17

#TBT: My Best Tips for Eliciting the K Sound

This is a repost from Dean Trout’s Little Shop of SLP, with permission from the author. Upon reaching out to her for permission, here’s what Dean wrote: “I found TalkTools to...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 11 May 17

4.7 YEARS: MORE INTELLIGIBLE THAT I THOUGHT

Hello! Belle has been a little under the weather this month, and I have been a little concerned that her level of articulation has declined a bit as we have opted out of oral motor exercises...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 10 May 17

4.4 YEARS: MAKING UP HER OWN SILLY PHRASES

Happy New Year! Belle’s year is off to a solid start! I am happy to report that we have been pretty consistent with our TalkTools oral motor program, created by Monica Purdy. We have ...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 08 Feb 17

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

3 YEARS 10&11 MONTHS: GETTING BACK-TO-SCHOOL AFTER DISNEY WORLD MAGIC

3 Years 10 Months Summer continues in our household! This month, Belle has enjoyed swimming lessons (and lots of pool time), a slip’n slide party, BBQs, fairs, a trip to the lake, and...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 30 Sep 16