Debbie's Blog

What is Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy?

24th May 2022

Below is the video and transcript from a live webinar we hosted featuring Speech Language Pathologist and Orofacial Myologist Anna Housman. In this webinar, Anna will be providing … read more

Oral Motor Straw Workout

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 8th Apr 2017

Below are directions for a Straw / Lip Blok program I've used with many of my kids over the years. I usually do this in conjunction with tongue thrust therapy when their swallowing pattern need … read more

Babies Biting on Straws

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 18th Sep 2016

Question:  Hello!  I have a 19-month old son that is currently doing occupational therapy through our state’s early childhood intervention program.  We have been trying to teach him … read more

Tongue Thrust Therapy

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 12th Jul 2016

Question:  I am an SLP seeing a 8 year old student with a tongue thrust.  What products would be the best for addressing the tongue thrust?  How long does it usually take for th … read more