This 28-hour Premier Training Course, Orofacial Myology: From Basics to Habituation, is available for those interested in learning about this specialty area and for those seeking Qualification in Orofacial Myology (QOM). This course is presented by real-time virtual instruction and provides an online learning environment that offers LIVE INTERACTION between the instructors and you. By participating in group discussions, individual and partnered opportunities during evaluation and treatment train
This course presents an overview of the specialty area of orofacial myology and its relationship to the field of speech-language pathology. Enter the world of Orofacial Myology with Sandra R. Holtzman who for most of her career has been providing training to SLPs, dentists and medical professionals from every corner of the world. Sandra presents “gold in your hands” information to help you maximize your clients from “Basics to Habituation.”
Certain structural and functional complications that interfere with the treatment process are described and ruled out. Basic lingual skills necessary for success are introduced early in the treatment program. Participants will progress — much as their clients will — through small, critical steps along a smooth and sensible pathway leading to the final goal of habituation.
This course will shed light on these dilemmas. Participants will get an overview of the consequences of tongue tie as related to infant feeding issues, dental concerns, emotional and social aspects, phase one swallow considerations, and most importantly the speech connection! Participants will be introduced to assessments and various techniques used to release the lingual frenum.
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This course is for:Dentists, Staff, Assistants, Hygienists, Specialists
This course introduces participants to the world of orofacial myology (aka oral myofunctional therapy) and explains the importance of providing treatment in a sequential, systematic and sensible manner. It covers the 4 frequently overlooked barriers that must be addressed to maximize the opportunity for successful treatment of “tongue thrust,” articulation, swallowing, drooling, and many more conditions. The barriers include oral habits, tongue tie, airway issues and certain orthodontic appl