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ORAL PLACEMENT THERAPY: CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR TONGUE THRUST AND LISPS – TIMED AGENDA

8:30AM - 10:15AM (15 MIN BREAK AT 10:15AM)
  • History of Myofunctional Disorders
  • What Causes a Tongue Thrust?
  • Oral Placement Therapy as a Key to Treatment
    • Definitions
    • Jaw-Lip-Tongue: Dissociation-Tone-Coordination
  • Swallowing Comparisons
10:30AM - 12:15PM
  • Diagnosis: Oral-Motor/Swallowing/Articulation
    • Medical History
    • Oral Structures/Dentition
    • Jaw-Lip-Tongue: Sensory/Tone Checklist
    • Oral Habits and Resting Postures
    • Chewing
    • Swallowing
    • Articulation
  • Pre-Requisites for Tongue Thrust Therapy
  • Delivery Models and Getting Started
12:15PM - 1:15PM LUNCH
1:15PM - 4:00PM (15 MIN BREAK AT 3:00PM)
  • Hierarchical Approach to Tongue Thrust Therapy
    • Ages 3-7: Goals, Prevention and Procedures
    • Ages 7 and Above: SMILE
      • Cheeks
      • Lips
      • Tongue
      • Oral Resting Postures
      • Liquids
      • Chewing
      • Solids
      • Carryover
4:00PM - 4:30PM Q&A