Debbie's Blog

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

Bite Reflex While Toothbrushing

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 23rd Mar 2018

Question:  My 12 year old son has severe Tourette syndrome, and sensory issues.  Recently, he's developed a "biting" tic.  He bites down HARD on anything he puts in his mouth.  … 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

Improve Your Singing with the Z-Vibe

27th Sep 2017

We love when people come up with new applications and ways to use our products!  We created the  Z-Vibe specifically for speech / oral motor / feeding therapy uses, but were very excite … 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