Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) play an increasingly significant role in the treatment of children with feeding disorders (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2009). Physicians often refer children for feeding therapy secondary to what is seemingly a behavioral issue. This …
BY COLLEEN YINGER
I must admit it didn’t look very encouraging. Kimberly was approaching five and couldn’t speak, except for a sound resembling “yeah” meaning “yes”. Sure, she had a lot of issues due to a rare genetic disorder – …
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy is the treatment of Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMD). The prefix “myo” means muscle. Orofacial myofunctional disorders involve a variety of postural and functional disorders including sucking habits and inappropriate oral postures or functions of the muscles of …
By Kathleen M. Reilly from Parents Magazine
The Low-down on Surgery
If your child has a tonsillectomy, chances are the surgeon will remove the adenoids too. That’s because if large or infected tonsils are causing problems, then the adenoids usually …
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