Debbie's Blog

Introducing Oral Motor Tools

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 7th May 2018

Question:  I have some of your products (Z-Vibe, Baby Grabber, Baby Guitar, Bear cup) but my son seems to be having a hard time accepting them.  He’s just now finally ac … read more

Sucking on Solid Food Instead of Chewing It

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 18th Apr 2018

Question:  I am a speech therapist who works mostly with adults but a little in early intervention.  I currently have a two-year-old who was fed and is still fed quite a bit through a fee … read more

An Overwhelming Need to Chew

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 2nd Apr 2018

Question:  Hi Debbie - I work at a school for children who have special needs.  I serve a lot of students (many tube-fed) who really crave oral stimulation to the point that it is diff … read more

10 Oral Motor Staples for Feeding Therapy

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 2nd Oct 2017

As a feeding therapist, there are a lot of different tools in my therapy bag.  These are my favorites: . PROBE The  Probe is a simple but versatile tool for both … read more

What Is Chewelry?

25th Sep 2017

Chewelry is jewelry that's chewable (chew + jewelry = “chewelry”).  If you crave chewing on non-food items for any reason, chewable necklaces and bracelets are a way to safely satisfy tha … read more