Debbie's Blog

Which Products Are Recommended for Drooling?

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

Question:  I have a daughter (24 months old) who has low tone in her face, open mouth posture, and drools all the time.  We are wanting to find a feeding therapist soon but also want … read more

Drooling - Getting to the Root of the Problem

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 23rd Aug 2015

Question:  I was looking at some of the tools and videos on your site.  I have a 9 year old daughter with low tone in her face and some periodic drooling.  I have taken her to variou … read more

Improving Jaw Strength & Stability

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 22nd Aug 2013

The tongue is connected to the jaw, so wherever the jaw goes, the tongue follows. Speech sounds are properly articulated when the jaw and tongue are at midline and symmetrical. So if the jaw and … read more

Easy Oral Motor Exercises to Try - Today!

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 16th Oct 2012

Oral motor therapy works on the oral skills necessary for proper speech and feeding development.  These skills include: awareness, strength, coordination, movement, and endurance of the lips, … read more