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Tongue Tip Elevation Exercises

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 26th Jun 2016

Tongue tip elevation is the ability to lift the tip of one's tongue up to the alveolar ridge (the spot just behind the upper front teeth).  As a shorthand, we often call this location "on spot … read more

Fun, Edible Oral Motor Exercises for Kids

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 16th Oct 2013

Incorporating yummy treats into your oral motor therapy sessions is a great way to spark interest and increase attention.  As long as there are no food allergies, the following goodies will sw … read more

Tongue Pop Oral Motor Exercises

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 10th Sep 2013

Tongue pops are my faaaavorite oral motor exercise.  They're a fun and easy way to work on tongue placement, oral tone, tongue elevation and control, plus tongue and jaw dissociation … read more