WHY EVERY SLP NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND DYSPHAGIA

by: Dr. Jennifer Jones, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-S As a Board Certified Swallowing Specialist,  I am asked on a regular basis about why other therapists, nurses, physicians and general populatio...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 15 Jul 15

Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders in Individuals with a Down Syndrome

By: Robyn Merkel-Walsh MA, CCC-SLP Presentation of the Problem: Individuals with Down syndrome are at risk for what is known as Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders or OMD. OMD can impact t...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 25 Jun 15

EARLY ORAL-MOTOR INTERVENTIONS FOR PEDIATRIC FEEDING PROBLEMS: WHAT, WHEN AND HOW

“Early Oral-Motor Interventions for Pediatric Feeding Problems: What, When and How” Authors: Cecilia J. Manno, Catherine Fox, Peggy S. Eicher and MaryLouise E. Kerwin JEIBI VOLUM...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 26 Feb 15

SOME GREAT BLOG POSTS ON PEDIATRIC FEEDING

Follow the link below to read 5 of 2014’s best blog posts on feeding. Topics range from “stepping away from the Sippy Cup” to the “Medical Side of Pediatric Feedin...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 09 Jan 15

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 Team 29 Aug 14

WHAT EVIDENCE-BASED, ORAL SENSORY-MOTOR TREATMENTS ARE EFFECTIVE FOR SPEECH DISORDERS?

NOTE: This article has been reprinted with permission from Diane Bahr of Ages and Stage®, LLC and Robyn Merkel Walsh. Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP & Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 13 Feb 14

“STEP AWAY FROM THE SIPPY CUP”

Great to see the below blog on the ASHA website. Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP, does a great job outlining the issues as well as directly answering questions from therapists. This idea is not ...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 13 Jan 14

IN PRIVATE PRACTICE: NO MORE NO-SHOWS

We are honored that TalkTools Instructor Robyn Merkel Walsh MA CCC SLP was published in the ASHA Leader.  The article is for therapists and titled:  “In Private Practice: No More ...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 04 Sep 13

CLEFT AND CRANIOFACIAL AWARENESS

Craniofacial anomalies (CFA) are a diverse group of deformities in the growth of the head and facial bones. There are several common CFAs which include cleft palate. Speech-language patholog...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 01 Jul 13

ORAL MOTOR DEFICITS IN SPEECH-IMPAIRED CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

New article published in Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience of a cooperative research group that included: The Groden Centre, USA Division of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, U...

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TalkTools Marketing Team 26 Jun 13